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rustler

[ruhs-ler] /ˈrʌs lər/
noun
1.
a cattle thief.
2.
a person or thing that rustles.
3.
Informal. an active, energetic person.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; rustle + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for rustler

rustler

/ˈrʌslə/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a cattle or horse thief
2.
(US & Canadian, informal) an energetic or vigorous person
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Word Origin and History for rustler
n.

1820, "one who rustles," agent noun from rustle (v.). American English meaning "cattle thief" is from 1882.

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