Origin of muleteer
Examples from the Web for muleteer
The only person who found fault with the romance was a muleteer, nicknamed Barrabas.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Then I blew his hat over the edge, but he was as good a mountaineer as muleteer, and readily climbed down the steep side after it.Patraas|R. H. Busk
From this arrhé, of Arabic origin, is derived the word arriero, a muleteer.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2]|George Borrow
A muleteer leading a heavily laden animal drew his beast into the ditch, and leapt into the middle of the road.Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories|Henry Seton Merriman
The arriero (muleteer) brought water from a spring in the hollow below us.The Andes of Southern Peru|Isaiah Bowman
"mule driver," 1530s, from Middle French muletier, from mulet "mule," a diminutive formation replacing Old French mul as the word for "mule" in French (see mule (n.1)).