[ noun ] (law,criminal law) the stealing of cattle
Used in print(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)
He had done his rustling openly and boasted about it .
The rustling problem was by_no_means solved .
But to the cattlemen who had been facing bankruptcy from rustling losses and to the cowboys who had been faced with lay-offs a_few years earlier , he was becoming a vastly different type of legendary figure .
By 1898 , rustling losses had been driven down to the lowest level ever seen in Wyoming .