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  • noun Plural form of oater..

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Examples

  • I won't name any in particular, but simply put, there are some top gun writers whose work on "oaters" aka cowboy tales has always bored the living hell out of me.

    From the Dust Bin: Nevada Jim Westerns

  • I always find that your Westerns read more like historical mysteries than more traditional "oaters".

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • I always find that your Westerns read more like historical mysteries than more traditional "oaters".

    Interesting letter

  • Sweat a little, and trow away those bar bells, television and all other rewards for being an oaters a****.

    Criminals Insist On Being Naughty SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Its surprising success breathed new life into what many thought was a tired genre beaten to death by singing cowboys and B-picture oaters and ensured a slew of successful Western movies to come throughout the 1950s.

    Archive 2010-07-11

  • In Huffaker's case, maybe it was because his stuff was a little less formulaic than the usual run of GM oaters?

    Gold Medal Corner -- Steve Brackeen

  • I get a hash of forties cheapie Lash La Rue oaters; florid, wide-screen, Technicolor Douglas Sirk melodramas; lyrical Sergio Leone spaghetti Westerns; homoerotic John Woo gangster shoot-'em-ups; and even George A Romero splatterfests.

    GreenCine Daily: Tears of the Black Tiger.

  • Director Anthony Mann and he collaborated on four more oaters after this highly successful outing.

    John Farr: James Stewart: On the Actor's Centennial, His Ten Best Films

  • Anthony Mann is well known as an important auteur of the American Western, particularly on the strength of his string of hard-edged oaters starring James Stewart.

    1/17: Soft and Hard; Man of the West

  • Anthony Mann is well known as an important auteur of the American Western, particularly on the strength of his string of hard-edged oaters starring James Stewart.

    Archive 2008-01-01

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