Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A herdsman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Southwestern U. S. One who has charge of cattle, horses, etc.; a herdsman; a cowboy.

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  • noun US A cowboy; a herdsman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish, from vaca, cow, from Latin vacca.]

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Spanish, cowherd, from vaca a cow, Latin vacca. Compare vacher.

Examples

  • Buckaroos, a corruption of the Spanish word vaquero, follow many of the Old California traditions, braiding their own bridles and hackamores, and throwing long ropes that give them more room to slow a calf without hurting their horse.

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  • Buckaroos, a corruption of the Spanish word vaquero, follow many of the Old California traditions, braiding their own bridles and hackamores, and throwing long ropes that give them more room to slow a calf without hurting their horse.

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  • Buckaroos, a corruption of the Spanish word vaquero, follow many of the Old California traditions, braiding their own bridles and hackamores, and throwing long ropes that give them more room to slow a calf without hurting their horse.

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  • An older vaquero is mentoring a hot-headed younger vaquero, they engage in arm-wrestling, sword fighting, who can cantar better, etc.

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  • The young vaquero also thinks the older vaquero is trying to steal his girl.

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  • The young vaquero also thinks the older vaquero is trying to steal his girl.

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  • An older vaquero is mentoring a hot-headed younger vaquero, they engage in arm-wrestling, sword fighting, who can cantar better, etc.

    Cine Cl�sico

  • The young vaquero also thinks the older vaquero is trying to steal his girl.

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  • The young vaquero also thinks the older vaquero is trying to steal his girl.

    Cine Cl�sico

  • An older vaquero is mentoring a hot-headed younger vaquero, they engage in arm-wrestling, sword fighting, who can cantar better, etc.

    Cine Cl�sico

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