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  • noun Plural form of ranchero.

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Examples

  • The rancheroes seemed very much excited all the time, and rode a little way down the hill, that they might better see what was going on.

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  • When he found that he could make no head against the two rancheroes, who were endeavouring to stop him, he turned round in a fit of fury and endeavoured to overtake them.

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  • We learned from the rancheroes that only a few weeks before there existed on the spot a pretty hamlet, with a contented and happy population of some fifty persons or so.

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  • I wondered what had become of the rancheroes; I did not see them.

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  • "The rancheroes say that the bear's cave is not far off from here," observed one of our English friends.

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  • The moment the lance was withdrawn, he sprung up with his weapon in his hand, ready to fight on; but one of the rancheroes threw his lasso over his shoulders, and, with a jerk which, had it been round his neck, would have dislocated it, brought him again to the ground.

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  • After galloping along the valley for a quarter of a mile or so, the two other rancheroes darted out from behind a rock, and whirling their lassoes round their heads, cast them with unerring aim over the shoulders of the bear, and then galloped away from him.

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  • At that moment, when I thought that it was all up with him, I heard a loud _switch_, as if something were passing rapidly through the air, and two of the rancheroes darted out from behind a cliff, having thrown their lassoes over the bear's head and shoulders.

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  • Each of the young rancheroes had a long coil of rope round his saddle-bow, to which one end was fastened -- at the other was a running loop.

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  • The appearance the young rancheroes presented on horseback was very picturesque.

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