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cowboy

a conventional character of Wild West folklore, films, etc., esp one involved in fighting Indians

cowboy

[Sun, from William Gibson's cyberpunk SF] Synonym for hacker. It is reported that at Sun this word is often said with reverence.
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Lunn's, whose pretty daughter Sally had been an early flame of his, and, when the church-goers were at a safe distance, to abstract the guineas from their wooden box and slip them into a small canvas bag--nothing easier than to call to the cowboy that he was going, and tell him to keep an eye on the house for fear of Sunday tramps.
com)-- To celebrate the National Day of the American Cowboy this Saturday, July 27th, American Cowboy magazine announced the #KissACowboy contest on their Facebook page, http://facebook.
THE RECENT DEATH of Heath Ledger, who made his way into gay cultural history by playing a cowboy with homosexual tendencies in Brokeback Mountain, brings to mind the odd but ongoing presence of the cowboy in gay imagery for more than half a century.
Oh, I'm a lonely cowboy and I'm off the Texas trail,
On stage, a cowboy decked out l in his best boots and Stetson is wrapping up a rib-tickling poem about chasing the neighbor's bull away from his herd of purebred heifers.
95) features a compendium of old-time cowboy wisdom, thirty authentic cowboy songs, twenty-five colorful cowboy insults, and a heap of fascinating cowboy lore.
So many titles have been written on cowboy history that one might wonder at the need for yet another, but here's an oversized photo tribute which stands out from the crowd, surveying both myths and realities of the cowboy on and off-screen, including assessments of cowboys around the world, ranching roots, cowboy film, and cowboy representation in literature.
Decked out in a barn red, fringed leather jacket, embroidered prairie skirt, a self-described gaudy studded belt and a cowboy hat, Deleeuw was one of several featured performers at the second annual Coast Fork Cowboy Festival held at Creswell High School.
Before the cowboy singer took over as Country music's mascot in the 1930's, it was the mountain man of the 1920's, romanticized by novels and the "Great War" hero, Alvin "Tennessee Mountain Boy" York, that exemplified an earlier, rural, unfettered Anglo-Saxon America for a urban North, heavy with European immigrants.
Cowboys Cowgirls Cowchips: True Tales From The Long X, Long S, And Spade Ranches is an revealing and entertaining compendium of information on everything that makes a true modern cowboy from the perspective of by Doris McClellan.
Brokeback Mountain then, undermines the romantic and masculine image of the cowboy as a man's man and a lady's man by substituting a debaucherous duo who are neither.
The Deke Latham Memorial PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association) Rodeo is open only to professional rodeo cowboy athletes.