Definitions for rangerˈreɪn dʒər
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Texas Ranger, Ranger(noun)
a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger(noun)
an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
A keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region (generally of wilderness) to protect the area or enforce the law.
Origin: From the verb .
one who ranges; a rover; sometimes, one who ranges for plunder; a roving robber
that which separates or arranges; specifically, a sieve
a dog that beats the ground in search of game
one of a body of mounted troops, formerly armed with short muskets, who range over the country, and often fight on foot
the keeper of a public park or forest; formerly, a sworn officer of a forest, appointed by the king's letters patent, whose business was to walk through the forest, recover beasts that had strayed beyond its limits, watch the deer, present trespasses to the next court held for the forest, etc
The ranger is one of the standard playable character class in most editions of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. They are protectors of nature, skilled woodsmen, and often live reclusive lives as hermits. In 3rd edition, Rangers are the favored class of Wood Elves, Lupins, Shifters from the Eberron campaign setting, Centaurs, Gnolls, and Catfolk.
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