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rus·tle

 (rŭs′əl)
v. rus·tled, rus·tling, rus·tles
v.intr.
1. To move with soft fluttering or crackling sounds: The leaves rustled in the breeze.
2. To move or act energetically or while making such sounds: Mice rustled across the floor.
3. To steal livestock, especially cattle.
v.tr.
1. To cause to rustle: rustled the newspaper.
2. To obtain or produce by energetic effort: rustled up some food in the kitchen.
3. To steal (livestock, especially cattle).

[Middle English rustlen, perhaps of imitative origin.]

rus′tler n.
rus′tling·ly adv.
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rustler

(ˈrʌslə)
n
1. chiefly US and Canadian a cattle or horse thief
2. informal US and Canadian an energetic or vigorous person
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rustler - 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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Translations
سارِق الماشِيَه
zloděj dobytka
kvægtyv
marhatolvaj
nautgripaòjófur
zlodej dobytka
sığır hırsızı

rustler

[ˈrʌsləʳ] Nladrón/ona m/f de ganado, abigeo/a m/f (Mex)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rustler

[ˈrʌslər] n (mainly US)voleur/euse m/f de bétail
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rustler

n (= cattle thief)Viehdieb(in) m(f)
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rustler

[ˈrʌsləʳ] nladro di bestiame
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rustle

(ˈrasl) verb
1. to (make something) make a soft, whispering sound. The wind rustled in the trees; She rustled her papers.
2. (American) to steal (cattle etc).
ˈrustler noun
(American) a person who steals cattle etc.
rustle up
to get or make quickly. He rustled up a meal.
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Now, almost 130 years later, Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico is thinking about granting the outlaw cattle rustler and murderer a pardon.
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