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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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  • Livestock farmers had suffered in the hands of wild animals and rustlers.
Word Origin and History for rustlers

rustler

n.

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

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