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rustler

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime
rustlerrus‧tler /ˈrʌslə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCCSTEALsomeone who steals farm animals such as cattle, horses, or sheep
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rustlerThe shortage is so severe that agave rustlers steal plants in the dead of night.A fish rustler was recently before magistrates in Blackpool and put on probation.We had rustlers round a year or two back.The rustlers must arm themselves well, however, to be protected from this cactus's fierce spines.More and more horses are falling prey to rustlers who often sell them for slaughter abroad.Members of the Vigilance Committee rode all over the state and into North Dakota looking for men they thought were rustlers.
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