muleteer

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From mule +‎ -eer

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muleteer (plural muleteers)

  1. A mule driver.
    • 1794, Ann Radcliffe, The Mysteries of Udolpho, G. G. and J. Robinson:
      This was a tender point with the muleteer; his honour was wounded when his mules were treated with disrespect, and he would have received a blow, perhaps, with more meekness.
    • 1982, Don DeLillo, The Names, Alfred A. Knopf, →ISBN, page 339:
      A guy is sitting on the lead mule. He's the muleteer, ....

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