/ˈstɒkwɜkə/ (say 'stokwerkuh)

a person employed to tend livestock, especially cattle.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ringer — I. /ˈrɪŋə / (say ringuh) noun 1. someone or something that rings, encircles, etc. 2. a quoit or horseshoe so thrown as to encircle a peg. 3. the throw itself. 4. → boxer2 (def. 1). 5. a stockworker; a cattle drover: *But the ordinary stockman,… …   Australian English dictionary

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