Rough Rider
noun see roughrider 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rough rider — 1733, horse breaker, from ROUGH (Cf. rough) (adj. or adv.) + RIDER (Cf. rider). In specific military use, a non commissioned officer in cavalry regiments from 1802; meaning irregular cavalryman is attested from 1884 …   Etymology dictionary

  • rough rider — n A person with an excellent car. That dude she goes with is arough rider with a really slick rod. 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • Rough Rider — Member of the 1st Volunteer Cavalry regiment in the Spanish American War. The group, organized and led by Theodore Roosevelt and Leonard Wood, included cowboys, miners, policemen, and college athletes. The most famous of its exploits in the… …   Universalium

  • Rough Rider — Miembro del 1er regimiento voluntario de caballería en la guerra hispano estadounidense. El grupo, organizado y dirigido por Theodore Roosevelt y Leonard Wood, estaba formado por vaqueros, mineros, policías y atletas universitarios. Su hazaña más …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rough Rider — Theodore Roosevelt twenty sixth President of the United States …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Rough Rider — member of the volunteer cavalry who fought in the Spanish American War …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rough-rider — noun N. Amer. a person who breaks in or can ride unbroken horses …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rough Rider — noun a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish American War (1898) • Hypernyms: ↑cavalryman, ↑trooper …   Useful english dictionary

  • rough-rider — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rough Rider Award — The Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award is an award presented by the governor of the state of North Dakota. It is bestowed upon prominent North Dakotans.Recipients Note: date in parentheses indicates date of award *Lawrence Welk, entertainer… …   Wikipedia

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