bronco buster

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bronco buster a person who breaks horses
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Usage

In literature:

The bronco-buster, swept from his feet by the pony's rapid turn, nevertheless struggled desperately to wrench himself loose.
"Arizona Nights" by Stewart Edward White
He held out his hand, and Curly grasped it with the muscles of a bronco-buster.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
The "bronco busters" rode trick horses so well trained that they really acted better than their masters.
"Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest" by Alice B. Emerson
The bronco-buster, noting this, became instantly filled with wrath.
""Forward, March"" by Kirk Munroe
Bronco-busters only last a few years, the hard jarring affects their lungs and other organs so disastrously.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
Charley Leroy, the crack "bronco-buster" of the region, was caller-out this time.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
He referred to one of the best "bronco busters" among the Rough Riders, a man who had never yet allowed a steed to get the best of him.
"American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward Stratemeyer
I ordered 500 extra ready-prints by wire from the Newspaper Union and persuaded a bronco-buster to turn the old press for me.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Gentleman-adventurer, bronco-buster, stoker, young gentleman of leisure, chauffeur!
"Miss Million's Maid" by Bertha Ruck
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