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See definition of vaquero on Dictionary.com
  • as inherdsman
  • as inrancher
  • as incowboy

synonyms for vaquero

  • herder
  • rancher
  • buckaroo
  • cattleman
  • cowboy
  • cowhand
  • cowherd
  • cowpuncher
  • gaucho
  • goatherd
  • sheepherder
  • wrangler
  • ranch hand
  • range rider
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How to use vaquero in a sentence

No horse is mine;––if I walk abroad for my own health a vaquero ever is after me that I ride back with no fatigue to myself!
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
One vaquero sent his rope flying through the air, and the loop settled over a big, hairy fore paw.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
Wilkes describes him as a dashing, gay "vaquero," half-Indian in his characteristics, but very useful to the new community.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
Accordingly, the vaquero was directed to look after the mules while Frank and Joe went to work with pick, shovel, and pan.
DIGGING FOR GOLDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Prodding his belly persistently, the vaquero followed him back, step by step.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
The vaquero, however, pours boiling water on the powdered coffee in his drinking cup, and sweetens it with a brown sugar stick.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
The figure was that of the Mexican vaquero whom he had carelessly noted on the platform of the station.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
A young Mexican vaquero trailed softly behind them, the inevitable cigarette between his lips.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
An instant later the Mexican vaquero pulled himself to the vestibule of the smoking car ahead.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
With seldom a mishap, however, the vaquero almost invariably broke the mustang to the saddle within three or four days.
SIXTY YEARS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1853-1913HARRIS NEWMARK
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WORDS RELATED TO VAQUERO

  • bronco
  • bronco-buster
  • buckaroo
  • cattle herder
  • cattleman
  • cowhand
  • cowpoke
  • cowpuncher
  • drover
  • gaucho
  • herdsman
  • rancher
  • stockman
  • vaquero
  • wrangler
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