Definition of Remuda

1. Noun. The herd of horses from which those to be used the next day are chosen.

Generic synonyms: Herd



Definition of Remuda

1. Noun. A herd of horses from which the horses to be used for a particular purpose are selected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Remuda

1. a herd of horses [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Remuda

removeable
removed
removed(p)
removedly
removedness
remover
removers
removes
removeth
removing
remoxipride
rems
remuable
remuage
remuages
remuda (current term)
remudas
remuddle
remuddled
remuddles
remuddling
remueur
remueurs
remunerable
remunerate
remunerated
remunerates
remunerating
remuneration
remunerations

Literary usage of Remuda

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

1. Diagnostic et séméologie des maladies tropicales by Hermann Toenjes, Andy Adams, R. Wurtz, A. Thiroux, Herbert Myrick (1905)
"Turning halfway in his saddle, he looked over towards Flood's remuda and said: ... There's your remuda and outfit, then," said Lovell, pointing to the one ..."

2. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1896)
"... or remuda : a " bunch " of horses, about a score. ... The Spanish form is remuda, remuda de caballos, a change, a relay of horses. ..."

3. The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days by Andy Adams (1903)
"After dinner, when our remuda was corralled to catch fresh mounts, our guest bubbled over with admiration of our horses, and pointed out several as ..."

4. The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days by Andy Adams (1903)
"We at once hurried the wagon and remuda ahead to warn the Rangers, and allowed the cattle to string out nearly a mile in length. ..."

5. Los Gringos: Or, An Inside View of Mexico and California, with Wanderings in by Henry Augustus Wise (1849)
"There was not a remuda—change—to be had for love or money in San Juan de Lagos; all the horses having been secured and carried into the country during the ..."

6. Handbook for Rangers & Woodsmen by Jay Laird Burgess Taylor (1916)
"(Sp.: remuda, exchange; a change of shift when stock is being held in h«rd.) Pro. ray- moo'tha. Com. SW. renegade, n. ..."

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