wrangler

[rang-gler]
noun
1.
a cowboy, especially one in charge of saddle horses.
2.
a person who wrangles or disputes.
3.
(at Cambridge University, England) a person placed in the first class in the mathematics tripos.

Origin:
1505–15; wrangle + -er1; (def 1) orig. horse-wrangler, probably partial translation of Mexican Spanish caballerango groom, stable boy, with -erango suggesting wrangler

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wrangler (ˈræŋɡlə)
 
n
1.  one who wrangles
2.  (Western US), (Canadian) a herder; cowboy
3.  a person who handles or controls animals involved in the making of a film or television programme: a snake wrangler
4.  (Brit) (at Cambridge University) a candidate who has obtained first-class honours in Part II of the mathematics tripos. The wrangler with the highest marks is called the senior wrangler

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It was our first exposure to the use of wranglers, too, kids that find you your
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Many were spotted red from shotgun blasts fired by wranglers in planes.
Wranglers have traditionally been known as cramped inside.
Wranglers tell stories of working with the hundreds of horses on the set.
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