cowboy

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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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In a nutshell: Slowpoke cowpoke movie in the four-hankie tradition of ``Gone With the Wind'' and ``Titanic.
I thought my holiday snaps, revealing a new, rugged, cowpoke image, might impress the lads.
Finally, I try being a cowpoke going after strays - fish that have broken through the netting and are loose in a pond 10 times larger than the temporary pen.
They shouldn't forget that an unholy alliance between old cowpoke Ronnie Reagan and Mrs.
But perhaps the hottest ticket this year is the legendary Steve Earle - troubador, drug survivor and cowpoke prophet - who plays at the ChilliFest Marquee on Sunday.
DEXTER - Next to his horse, a cowpoke in the early American West was likely to be most fond of the game of poker.
However, there isn't enough in All The Pretty Horses to make us mourn the passing of a dying breed of cowpoke.
In real-life Southern California, though, it can seem a lot easier to slip City Slickers H into your VCR than to find a ranch that will turn you from tenderfoot to cowpoke.
As it is, ``Open Range,'' while not without its moments - the climactic gunfight - and charms - Robert Duvall's old cowpoke Boss and the late character actor Michael Jeter's performance as a stable owner - comes down to a simplistic tale of good vs.
The cowpoke still shaves with a blowtorch - don't try that at home, kids - but has been made to cover up his six-shooter, making his holster resemble a purse from Prada.
Can't imagine a rugged cowpoke nibbling sushi in the bunkhouse.