cattle thief

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Noun1.cattle thief - someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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Quaid is the nasty cattle thief who they have to tackle in order to save the day.
If a cattle thief gets 30 years, how many years must a rapist or a murderer be put away - 60, 100?
The tale concerns a man called Dicky the cattle thief, who made use of the ruins as a base.
You can easily find out if you are one of Elvis' cousins or if your great uncle really was a cattle thief at one of MyFamily's sites at http://www.
The next day, after the disagreement and shooting with the Negro, Booker, an ex-convict and habitual cattle thief named Jesse Arnold arrives to buy whiskey.
A CATTLE thief who flouted foot and mouth disease regulations has been caught after the cows he stole were DNA tested.