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saddle tramp

1. slang A cowboy, particularly one who lives a nomadic lifestyle. Primarily heard in US. You can't trust him—he's just a saddle tramp who roams from town to town!
2. slang One who rides on horseback. Primarily heard in US. A: "I hear hoofbeats." B: "Yes, there's a saddle tramp approaching in the distance."
See also: saddle, tramp

tramp across something

to march or stamp across an area. The kids tramped across the yard and wore a path. Please don't tramp across my garden.
See also: across, tramp

tramp through something

to march or stamp a passage through something. The kids tramped through every puddle in town on their way to school. Don't tramp through every mud puddle you see.
See also: through, tramp
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Pacific Tramper Services is the leading reefer tramping service for frozen fish in Alaska, and currently transports some 35,000 tonnes of fish from Alaska to Asia.
Hundreds of trampers paid a flat fee to be delivered to unknown destinations close to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, where they were taken on guided walks of up to 15 km with a picnic stop and hot water for tea thrown in.
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He blamed the 'Irish and other trampers, that only turn to us when no other employment can be had' for endangering the workplace, and desired proper miners to train them.
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Km Adhiguna Jaya I and Km Adhiguna Nugraha I (8,000 DWT) are operated as trampers to transport general cargo in the country.
Trampers on the Cont are under pressure and Handysizes falling to ws190 basis 30kt, with Flexis weaker at ws250 basis 22kt.
The NWEurope trampers see the most stable market with Handies firm at ws 185 with Caribs upcoast fixtures weaker at ws120 basis 38kt, backhauls are done at ws70 basis 38kt for USG/UKC-Med fixtures.
According to Sturgelewski, tax revenues are expected to grow from an anticipated rise in the share of the Bering Sea's groundfish harvest that goes through the port instead of being loaded onto trampers.
NWEurope trampers see softer rates with Handysizes fixing ws185 basis 30kt and Flexisizes fixing ws210 basis 22kt for cross-Cont cargoes.