cattle-rustler

cattle-rustler

n. a thief who steals meat from supermarkets for resale. (Underworld.) Marty is a cattle-rustler, and she’s got some stuff for sale.
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In "Yellow Woman," for example, a young Pueblo woman confuses her cattle-rustler abductor with one of the ka'tsina mountain spirits who in old stories lured women away.
In our January/February 2010 issue, criminologist Stephen Schneider traces organized crime's development in this country, from the pirates and privateers of our earliest days to highwaymen and cattle-rustlers in the 19th century and on through the murky waters of counterfeiting, smuggling, drug production and human trafficking.