[ noun ] (law,criminal law) someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)
Used in print(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)
For less_than a dozen miles from the unplowed land of the dead man lived another settler who had ignored the warnings that his existence might be foreclosed on - a blatant and defiant rustler named Fred_Powell .
`` Tom '' , a friend asked him once , `` how_come you bushwhacked them rustlers ?
The tall sunburnt rustler hunter stared in amazement .