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trail boss Syllabification: trail boss

Definition of trail boss in English:


A foreman in charge of a cattle drive.
Example sentences
  • According to the authors, ‘an average crew contained about eleven men: the trail boss, eight cowboys, a wrangler, and a cook.’
  • Jack's portly wife, Bertha, invited Laurie to supper, and Laurie was delighted to hear stories that Jack told of being trail boss on his own cattle drives.
  • He creates in his performance of the trail boss a bear-like, almost incoherent characterization that has to be seen to be believed.
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