trail man


noun

a cowboy on horseback who helps in driving a cattle herd.

Origin of trail man

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for trail man

  • Any trail-man may think that twenty times a day, but no one ought to say it.

    The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • By this time he had learned a good deal of the trail-man's unwritten law.

    The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)