Definition of Cattle thief

1. Noun. Someone who steals livestock (especially cattle).

Exact synonyms: Rustler
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief
Derivative terms: Rustle



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cattle Thief

cattle drive
cattle driver
cattle egret
cattle farm
cattle goad
cattle grid
cattle grids
cattle guard
cattle pen
cattle plague
cattle plague virus
cattle prod
cattle ranch
cattle station
cattle stations
cattle thief (current term)
cattle trail
cattle warts
cattlelike
cattleman
cattlemen
cattleperson
cattleprod
cattleship
cattlewoman
cattlewomen
cattley guava
cattleya
cattleyas
catty

Literary usage of Cattle thief

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treasury of South African Poetry and Verse by Edward Heath Crouch (1907)
"THE cattle thief. I RISE from my bed When the moon is dead, And hidden is every star; When the white man sleeps, And the tired hound No vigil keeps, But, ..."

2. Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890-91 by Willis Fletcher Johnson (2000)
"FORT BUFORD'S GHASTLY TRAGEDY - AN ACCOMPLISHED cattle thief - CONTEMPT FOR PALE FACES - OPPOSING INVASION OF His TERRITORY - THE FORT ELLIS EPISODE - A ..."

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