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roughrider

[ruhf-rahy-der] /ˈrʌfˈraɪ dər/
noun
1.
a person who breaks horses to the saddle.
2.
a person accustomed to rough or hard riding.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; rough + rider
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British Dictionary definitions for rough-rider

roughrider

/ˈrʌfˌraɪdə/
noun
1.
a rider of wild or unbroken horses
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Word Origin and History for rough-rider
rough-rider
1733, "horse-breaker," from rough (adj. or adv.) + rider. In specific military use, a non-commissioned officer in cavalry regiments from 1802; sense of "one who can ride an unbroken horse" is from 1828; meaning "irregular cavalryman" is attested from 1884.
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