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They go and throw every Tom, Dick, and Harry in this here cell, and some buckaroo has half tore up the mattress.

WORD ORIGIN

1889, American English, from bakhara (1827), from Spanish vaquero "cowboy," from vaca "cow," from Latin vacca (see vaccination). Spelling altered by influence of buck (n.1).

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cowboy

nounmounted cattle hand
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