bronco: to bust a bronc.

1890–95; by shortening Unabridged
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North American wild or Indian-tamed horse, descended from horses taken to the New World by the Spanish in the 16th century. The name comes from that of an Indian tribe of eastern Washington and Oregon that was known for the small horses it bred.

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It was a chilly start to the day, and while she went nicely, she tended to bronc a little more than she needed to do.
The rodeo-complete with bronc and bull riding, steer wrestling and calf roping-is coming to town.
They focus on cowboys in groups doing such things as dealing with stampedes, bronc busting, and eating chuck wagon food.
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