wrangler

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EtymologyEdit

wrangle +‎ -er

NounEdit

wrangler (plural wranglers)

  1. Someone who wrangles or corrals.
  2. A cowboy who takes care of saddle horses.
  3. A cowboy who takes care of tourists.
  4. An animal handler or trainer.
  5. (Britain, education, Cambridge University) A student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours.
  6. (US, education, New England, derogatory) A special education teacher.

Usage notesEdit

In the Cambridge sense, the student taking the first place in the class is the senior wrangler, the second is the second wrangler, and so on.

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