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greenhorn

a raw, inexperienced person; especially a new cowboy. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Mr Greenhorn, 38, who has been a special for 17 years, said police chiefs had investigated complaints that his role was inappropriate - and exonerated him.
The 16-year- old railroad greenhorn is starving and penniless, desperately in need of work, even if it means spending a 12-hour shift on the business end of a steel rod being repeatedly clobbered by Henry.
As written by the aptly named Stephen Greenhorn it wears them as a badge of pride.
Whizkid Stephen Greenhorn, 25, winner of the Shell Livewire award, said: "Scotland has won the UK award for the last four years.
45pm Greenhorn lawyer Ransom Stoddard (James Stewart) sets up in a frontier town where everyone, bar the tough-but-decent Tom Doniphon (John Wayne), fears the brutal bully Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin).
He was not the greenhorn that a lot of people assumed he was,'' Jacobs said.
The Colorado Air National Guard wants more airspace for low-level training flights over the Greenhorn Mountain and Sangre de Cristo wilderness areas, as well as along the border of Great Sand Dunes National Monument.
Zones of interest are the Shannon interval, the Second Eagle, Niobrara, Carlisle (Medicine Hat) and the greenhorn.
I was one of the drivers he picked to drive the football specials from Runcorn depot when he was a Greenhorn manager.
New to DEADLIEST CATCH this season are the men of the Wizard, led by Captain Keith Colburn; Captain Greg Moncrief of the Farwest Leader, who is joined on board by his wife Ragnhild; Captain Allen Oakley of the Early Dawn and his crew, including greenhorn Bryan Mezich; and the crew of the Aleutian Ballad, with Captain Corky Tilley at the helm and son Matthew and daughter Nicole on deck.
Airtricity managing director Kevin Greenhorn described it as "fantastic news" for the consumer, and said: "Consumers want competition as it will not only drive down their energy costs but also provide families across Northern Ireland with the real choice and real savings in their electricity supply that they have been anticipating for so long.
Some of your greenhorn people are writing a lot of wild ideas and stuff that is not really true-too much imagination and dreaming to survive what's coming.