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

Howdy!

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

Outsiders - cowboys who rode "outside" the boundaries of the ranch (keeping an eye on stray cattle or other trouble)

Similar to a "line-rider" who patrolled an actual boundary of the ranch

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

Western Word of the Week - Renegade Rider - #WesternWordoftheWeek #WesternWednesdays

Howdy!

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

Renegade Rider - a cowboy who would go searching for stray cows, especially during round-ups

Other terms include "rep" (as he represented the ranch/brand), or "strayman"

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