mule skinner


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mule skinner

n
(Agriculture) US and Canadian an informal term for muleteer
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mu•le•teer

(ˌmyu ləˈtɪər)

n.
a driver of mules.
[1530–40; < Middle French muletier=mulet (see mule1, -et) + -ier -ier2; see -eer]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mule skinner - a worker who drives mulesmule skinner - a worker who drives mules    
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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Translations

mule skinner

n (US inf) → Maultiertreiber m
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At Elijah Bristow State Park near Lowell, ranger Sean "Mule Skinner" Stewart will lead a four-mile horse ride (supply your own steed, 10 a.m.
A Bluegrass medley of Rocky Top Tennessee and Mule Skinner Blues, with a bit of Duelling Banjos thrown in, followed Jolene - written, Parton said, about an "old gal" who tried to steal her man.
And this author is particularly grateful for the thorough debunking of Robert Cant-well's disastrous analysis of Bill Monroe's version of "Mule Skinner Blues" (in his Bluegrass Breakdown [Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984], 82-85) which is finally and convincingly dismissed as inaccurate and misleading by Neal (pp.
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(Mule skinner is slang for a mule driver, best known today from folk song.)
It might surprise you to learn that Enzo spent the First World War as a mule skinner and that during the mid-1980's Enzo ran a Honda Legend, which he rather liked.