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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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Cowboy Charcoal is introducing new grilling products to help fuel the passion of barbecue and grilling enthusiasts across North America.
The National Day of the American Cowboy campaign was founded by American Cowboy magazine in 2004 to preserve, protect and promote our cowboy and Western heritage.
Sharpe collected hundreds of Appalachian songs that were clearly traceable to the British Isles, but as Malone points out in "Singing Cowboys," Sharpe was in the South specifically looking for this connection.
Last year we sold 78 pairs of Rugers to cowboy action shooters, as well as 75 to 80 Marlin and Cimarron lever actions.
A member of the Cowboy Poets of Idaho (Oregon doesn't have its own chapter in the association yet) and the Western Music Association, Brakefield was recommended as an Olympic performer by some of his cowboy colleagues.
I spent the most time with a local posse of cowboy action shooters, and in the process became an active participant in their sport.
Coyotes are common scavengers in this part of the country and could easily have deposited the Cowboy Wash coprolite, Bullock asserts.
Cowboys and cowgirls choose clothes for their usefulness.
He aims to explicate the entire cowboy work culture, and defines a cowboy as anyone who performs certain forms of labor.
DALLAS -- Star Sports Tours today announced it has been selected by the Dallas Cowboys to be the team's "Official Fan Travel Partner.
We are thrilled to introduce our brand to the Canadian marketplace," said Don Crace, president of Cowboy Charcoal.