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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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Norton lights up the screen, creating a complex cowpoke lost in every sense of the word, while Wood conveys every bit of the adamant certainty and aching vulnerability inherent in late adolescence.
Co-chairs Malora Shaw and Doug Luckett rounded up cloggers, cowpoke games and stick horse races to set the Wild West scene, and the tastebud-ticklin' spread from Morton's included Fool's Gold Chicken Fried Steak and Claim-jumping Crispy Pork Ribs.
That time the old cowpoke fixed the wire fence on the South 40 using the butt as a hammer is, well, history.
Lauren's final word, float, has fooled many a cowpoke who missed that silent a hiding in the sagebrush at the side of the trail.
He borrowed $400 against his white Volkswagen Beetle to purchase his first cable television system in 1967 and regularly braved mountain temperatures to plant poles in Georgetown, Leadville and Idaho Springs as the head of a company he first called Cowpoke Cable Co.
Wyatt Earp: A Life on the Frontier seems right at home at Anchorage, Alaska's Eccentric Theatre Company, and the same might be said for the cowpoke musical Chaps
The purchaser of the SUV might get to feel like a suburban cowpoke, but everyone else gets less space on the road, more brutal crashes, and tighter gas supplies as well.
Last month, I listed the wrong telephone number for American Western Arms ("Profiting From The Cowpoke Factor").
When it was found the west had to be won, some buck skinned cowpoke cut off that flap and the first of the, dare we say, "modern" generation of holsters was born--the Slim Jim.
At age 11, Michael isn't yet allowed to toss the calf down like a professional wrangler, but as he walks away there's a cowpoke swagger to his walk that doesn't go unnoticed by some nearby girls.
I asked a cowpoke for directions while he was holding a lamb
As many a starry-eyed young cowpoke soon discovered, there was little romance to the real thing - although perhaps more than in today's rumbling ride of a few hours up interstate highways in a tractor-trailer rig.