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[brongk] /brɒŋk/
to bust a bronc.
Origin of bronc
1890-95; by shortening Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • An' he couldn't tell what bronc he took last night—it was too dark.

    Bar-20 Days Clarence E. Mulford
  • “Thought I was a goner sure when they plugged my bronc,” said Reeves.

    The Fighting Edge William MacLeod Raine
  • I'll give you that bronc you're ridin' if you'll stand up to me man to man.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • "If that ain't a bronc, I'll eat it," Pinkey declared, bluntly.

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • "It's durned lucky that bronc disremembered about the glue," congratulated Roarer.

    The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
  • Convenience had curtailed these names to bronc, Holy and Roarer.

    The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
  • The boys were evidently as well matched as their mounts, Puss and bronc.

  • Say, you fellers, wait a minute till I make that bronc' o' his'n do a cake-walk!

    The King of Arcadia Francis Lynde
  • Say, bronc, what the devil did you keep kickin' me an' trompin' on my feet for?

    The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
  • So when I got her coaxed outside again, I led her to where my bronc was tied.

    Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher Eleanor Gates
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