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musterer

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Definition of musterer in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
A person who rounds up livestock.
Example sentences
  • During its 1864 season 41,000 sheep were shorn, providing work for an army of musterers, shearers, woolclassers, packers and teamsters.
  • These guys were the most efficient musterers in the country those days, they were just absolutely first rate.
  • The women had to provide all the meals for the shearers and the musterers, sometimes feeding twenty extra men.

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