Definition of Rustler

1. Noun. Someone who steals livestock (especially cattle).

Exact synonyms: Cattle Thief
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief
Derivative terms: Rustle



Definition of Rustler

1. n. One who, or that which, rustles.

Definition of Rustler

1. Noun. One who rustles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rustler

1. one that rustles [n -S] - See also: rustles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rustler

rusticle
rusticles
rusticly
rustics
rustier
rustiest
rustily
rustiness
rustinesses
rusting
rustings
rustique
rustle
rustle up
rustled
rustler (current term)
rustlers
rustles
rustless
rustlessness
rustlike
rustling
rustlingly
rustlings
rustly
rustproof
rustproofed
rustproofing
rustproofs
rustre

Literary usage of Rustler

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister (1904)
"... XXII " WHAT IS A rustler ? " WE all know what birds of a feather do. And it may be safely surmised that if a bird of any particular feather has been for ..."

2. The Story of the Cowboy by Emerson Hough (1897)
"THE rustler. As in the Southern cattle country the nester was an enemy to the interests of the cattle trade, so on the northern range was the man who ..."

3. Irrigation Farming: A Handbook for the Proper Application of Water in the by Lucius Merle Wilcox (1902)
"77—WIND rustler. gating considerable tracts, or if trees or buildings are nearby north or south, ... Another plan for a wind rustler is used in Nebraska. ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"This was handsome even for a board of trade, but under the prick of town ambition and town pride rustler had done better. rustler lay fifteen miles from ..."

5. Songs of the Trail by Henry Herbert Knibbs (1920)
"THE rustler FROM the fading smoke of a branding-fire in a mesquite hollow close and dim, We followed a phantom pony-track, over the range and down Into the ..."

6. A Summer on the Rockies by Rose Lambart Price (1898)
"... of US soldiers—Fort Robinson—A Crow Indian legend— Qth Cavalry inspection — Cattle "rustler" shot—Rattlesnakes—Independence Rock—Wind River Mountains. ..."

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