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broncho

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n broncho an unbroken or imperfectly broken mustang
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Broncho A native or a Mexican horse of small size.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n broncho See bronco.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Broncho brong′ko (U.S.) a half-tamed horse.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. bronco, rough, wild
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. bronco, rough, sturdy.

Usage

In literature:

And is not the honor of a white woman more than the hide of a broncho?
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
It was worse than busting my first broncho.
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
Other complications include septic broncho-pneumonia from damage to the air-passage, and suppurative thyreoiditis.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
They were for the most part Morgan grades or "Canuck," with a strain of broncho to give them fire.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
All day long and half the night that broncho buster would rave about Arizona.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
I heard her telling you about being on a broncho that stood right up on his hind feet, and cut up like sixty!
"Polly of Lady Gay Cottage" by Emma C. Dowd
Here's hoping his broncho machine pitched him clear from the fireworks.
"The Flying Mercury" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Some were mounted; some led by the rein, wiry little bronchos.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
He is not a horse-breaker by trade, but he loves "broncho-busting" as a boy loves his recreation.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
She waited to see them mount their raw-boned bronchos.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
Through the woods, the burnt clearing, across the marsh where Bob had tracked so steadily, the broncho passed in the mad race.
"The Fiery Totem" by Argyll Saxby
Kitty was a trim-built little "broncho," compact, well-ribbed, and with powerful shoulders and chest.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
They were gaining so rapidly that it seemed hardly necessary to press their bronchos so hard.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
I'm goin' to ride her, an' don't want no fool broncho-buster tearing her mouth out.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
It would never do to have the broncho win.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
No, but of course he may have been out prospecting or broncho-breaking or something when it arrived.
"I'll Leave It To You" by Noel Coward
Suddenly a holocaust of warlike desire caught the cowboy, and he bolted forward with the speed of a broncho.
"The Monster and Other Stories" by Stephen Crane
Then the only way we could get off was down over a rough, shoaly slough, where she went like a bucking broncho.
"The Southern Soldier Boy" by James Carson Elliott
Whom could Sam have sent with the bronchos for the doctor?
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
He boosted me on to his broncho like a sack right away, and run afoot himself.
"John Ames, Native Commissioner" by Bertram Mitford
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In poetry:

"If I was hurt ridin' a broncho,
Or ropin' a steer, don't You see,
I wouldn't be here a beefin',
I'd figger it was comin' to me.
"The Cowboy's Prayer" by Curley Fletcher
The sun's a broncho. He's afraid
Like every other thing,
And trembles, morning, noon and night,
Lest I should spring, and sting.
"What The Rattlesnake Said" by Vachel Lindsay
He'd been in the weather, his skin was like leather,
His hands were all horny and rough;
You could see by his stride he was just made to ride,
And no broncho for him was too tough.
"Yavapai Pete" by Curley Fletcher

In news:

Broncho to play Fassler Hall on Saturday with The Evangelicals.
The Oklahoma City band Broncho crafts sing-along anthems that combine punk and garage-rock.
Broncho rips Guestroom a new one.
Watch new videos from locals Broncho and Shi++y/Awesome.
Misic notched the game-winner in the Bronchos' 3-1 victory.
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