sodbuster

noun
sod·​bust·​er | \ ˈsäd-ˌbə-stər How to pronounce sodbuster (audio) \

Definition of sodbuster

: a person or a thing (such as a farmer or a plow) that breaks the sod

Examples of sodbuster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wichita, Kansas. Sodbusters, buffaloes, cowboys on long dusty cattle drives, Wyatt Earp’s jail. David Salle, New York Times, 14 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of sodbuster

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sodbuster was circa 1918

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sod-bound

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sod cloth

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“Sodbuster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodbuster. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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