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Maverick \Mav"er*ick\, v. t.

  To take a maverick. [Western U. S.]

Maverick \Mav"er*ick\, n.

  In the southwestern part of the united States, a bullock or
  heifer that has not been branded, and is unclaimed or wild;
  -- said to be from Maverick, the name of a cattle owner in
  Texas who neglected to brand his cattle.


    adj : independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat
          irregular private life"; "maverick politicians" [syn: irregular,
    n 1: someone who exhibits great independence in thought and
         action [syn: rebel]
    2: unbranded range animal especially a stray calf