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  • n. Plural form of musterer.


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  • In the late 1800s, cattle musterers drove their herds across thousands of miles of the arid landscape on the edges of the Simpson Desert.

    Steve and Me

  • Cliff went out with the high-country musterers and continued in their company when they came in from the mountains behind droning mobs of sheep.

    Died in the Wool

  • I rode among the musterers as gamely as any of the big sunburnt bushmen.

    My Brilliant Career

  • Rest Cure, and the musterers coming in with Happy Dick's bullocks and a great mob of mixed cattle for the yards, Dan proved a strong ally; and besides, as the musterers were in and Happy Dick due to arrive by midday,

    We of the Never-Never

  • "Their cash does," the Maluka corrected, to Dan's huge delight; and, leaving the musterers to go on with their branding work, culling each mob of its prime bullocks as they mustered, he set about finding some one to

    We of the Never-Never

  • But Dan's scorn turned to blazing wrath, when -- the drovers refusing to replace the "strays" with cows from the mixed cattle in hand, and refusing also to take delivery of the bullocks, two beasts short -- the musterers had to turn out to gather in a fresh mob of cattle for the sake of two bullocks.

    We of the Never-Never

  • By sun-up the musterers were away, and by sundown we were coming in to Bitter Springs, driving a splendid mob of cattle before us.

    We of the Never-Never

  • The musterers were to work every area of country again and again, and the Dandy's work began in the building of the much-needed yard to the north-west.

    We of the Never-Never

  • But the homemaking instinct is strong in a woman, and the musterers went out west without the missus.

    We of the Never-Never

  • The musterers are fetching them a hundred thousand strong,

    The Man from Snowy River


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