Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

A mounted patrolman or guerrilla; a game keeper; hunting dog.

Part of speech: noun

An armed band, designed to protect or ravage a country.

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Usage examples "ranger":

  1. The owner of the shack, a young forest ranger, rushed out to welcome us with the almost pathetic exuberance of one who had not had anybody but his dog to talk to for several weeks. - "Among the Canadian Alps", Lawrence J. Burpee.
  2. Of course, only bucks should be shot; as an old forest ranger said to me, " Does ain't deer." - "Hunting with the Bow and Arrow", Saxton Pope.
  3. He looked like a mining engineer, or perhaps a forest ranger. - "The Flaming Mountain", Harold Leland Goodwin.