horseman


horseman
I
horseman, horsewoman (New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. equestrian, rider; cavalryman, chevalier, jockey. See travel, combatant.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. rider, equestrian, equerry, roughrider, cavalryman, horse guard, dragoon, horse driver, horse trainer, keeper of horses, gaucho, pricker, buckaroo, postilion, broncobuster*, saddle sitter*, live weight*, monkey*, gypsy*; see also cowboy 1 , jockey , rider 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
equestrian, rider, jockey, rough-rider, cowboy, broncobuster.

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