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Synonyms for cowpoke

a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback

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What sets cowpokes apart, I guess, is the kinky paraphernalia.
Lots of other cowpokes (and Wild West hot shots, such as Calamity Jane and Buffalo Bill), stayed at the hotel, too.
Lots of other cowpokes (see how I'm getting into cowboy-speak) and Wild West hot shots, such as Calamity Jane and Buffalo Bill, stayed at the hotel, too.
with cowpokes as she awaited a divorce from our father.
I WROTE this poem when I saw your cover picture (July 24) of Gordon Brown and his posse riding into Cardiff: Travel Travails A bold bunch of cowpokes headed by Brown Contemplating a shoot-out took a train into town.
Encouragingly, one bidder already owns most of the sports teams in Texas, including the Houston Cowpokes in the MLS.
An assured tale of gunslinging and cowpokes that offers little new but is still an enjoyably oldfashioned affair.
Among them are country hayseed sisters Yolanda (Meryl Streep) and Rhonda (Lily Tomlin) Johnson who've been with it since they were kids, comedy singing cowpokes Dusty (Woody Harrelson) and Lefty (John C Reilly), and veteran singer Chuck Akers (LQ Jones).
John Falter was passing through the town of Pecos, Texas, when he was greeted by an odd site he knew would make a Post cover, a bunch of cowpokes and gals gone to see what else but a cowboy picture.
Reilly play guitar-strumming cowpokes with a taste for raunchy jokes but no home on the range, and Kevin Kline's ex-private eye Guy Noir now guards the stage door against all manner of threats, including tycoon and show-stopper Tommy Lee Jones, who has come to bury rather than praise Keillor and gang.
And some of the cowpokes are pictured enjoying the fun
Levi de tough trousers for mean cowpokes, will be marketing the RedWire DLX jeans this year.
Quietly seething Wyoming native Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) and extroverted Texan Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) begin the movie as cowpokes hired for the summer of 1963 to tend a herd of sheep in virtual isolation high up on Wyoming's Brokeback Mountain.
SANTA CLARITA - The city's annual celebration of six-guns, spurs and prairie soul drew swarms of eager cowpokes and city slickers yearning to relive the Old West, while organizers consider expansion to cope with anticipated growth.
Cowpokes Bill Svrcek, FCIC, technical program co-chair, and Dan Motyka, MCIC, conference co-chair.