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rouster

[ rou-ster ]
/ ˈraʊ stər /
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noun
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Origin of rouster

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; roust + -er1
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How to use rouster in a sentence

  • The rouster, in his red undershirt, with a bale hook hung in his belt, is a figure to fascinate the eye.

    American Adventures|Julian Street
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