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Western Word of the Week - Feeder - #WesternWordoftheWeek #WesternWednesdays

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Welcome to our Weekly Western Word of the Day...or, as I affectionately call it, Western Wednesdays!

Feeder - someone who would ride out on the range during winter and toss hay bales from a stack to help feed the livestock.

Also called a "hay-shoveler".

Source:
Cowboy Lingo by Ramon F. Adams; ISBN#0-618-08349-9

Western Word of the Week - Miller - #WesternWordoftheWeek #WesternWednesdays

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Welcome to our Weekly Western Word of the Day...or, as I affectionately call it, Western Wednesdays!

Miller - a person who repaired windmills

Other terms include "mill-rider" or "windmiller"

Source:
Cowboy Lingo by Ramon F. Adams; ISBN#0-618-08349-9

Western Word of the Week - Fencer - #WesternWordoftheWeek #WesternWednesdays

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Welcome to our Weekly Western Word of the Day...or, as I affectionately call it, Western Wednesdays!

Fencer - the person who had to ride along the fence of the ranch to find issues and repair them; also called a "fence-rider".

He would bring along a "fence-wagon" full of supplies (barbed wire, cutters, gloves, etc).

Source:
Cowboy Lingo by Ramon F. Adams; ISBN#0-618-08349-9

Western Word of the Week - Brush-Buster - #WesternWordoftheWeek #WesternWednesdays

Howdy!

Welcome to our Weekly Western Word of the Day...or, as I affectionately call it, Western Wednesdays!

Brush-Buster - a cowboy who was really good at running cattle in brush country

Other terms include "brush-hand", "brush-popper", "brush-thumper", "brush-whacker", or "limb-skinner"

Source:
Cowboy Lingo by Ramon F. Adams; ISBN#0-618-08349-9