trailman

[ treyl-muhn ]
/ ˈtreɪl mən /

noun, plural trail·men.

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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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Example sentences from the Web for trailman

  • I tried to decide what I would have done, as a trailman, but my brain wouldn't run that way at the moment.

    The Planet Savers|Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • As I watched, a trailman—quite naked except for an ornate hat and a narrow binding around the loins—descended the trunk.

    The Planet Savers|Marion Zimmer Bradley