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  • n  local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)

  • As a calf high-tailed it for the mesquite brush, the nimble cow ponies always outran it; a vaquero's lasso snaked out and around its neck, brought it thudding to the ground.
  • Up here in the Hereford country of the Missouri Ozarks, no vaquero would drop his rope over a calf's neck for fear of general ridicule by everybody in the valley; if he could .
  • At the Rancho Mil Condones in the state of Mexico, a sweating vaquero roped a bawling steer out of a herd and tethered it to a fence post.
News & Articles

  • PlayStation 4 DRM policies clarified by Sony (updated)
    Not so fast, vaquero. While Sony was cheered in heroic fashion for proclaiming that used games would be free and clear to operate on the PlayStation 4 , it appears that the reality is actually a bit more complicated. Sony America CEO Jack Tretton has made clear today that while first-party titles will fit in with yesterday's "hands-off" approach, third-party publishers will be allowed to throw ...
    June 11, 2013 - Engadget
  • Vaquero baseball camp sees increased participation
    The second annual San Diego Vaquero Baseball Camp began Monday with the 5 to 7-year-olds at the high school baseball field. The two-day camp concluded for the younger kids Tuesday, and the 8 to 14-yea
    June 10, 2013 - Alice Echo-News Journal
  • Four Angelenos, a Vaquero, former Falcon selected in final day of MLB draft
    Baseball: Four Angelenos, a Vaquero, former Falcon realize Major League dreams on final day of draft.
    June 10, 2013 - The Glendale News-Press

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