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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'ranger' in Nouns Frequency: #2446
The numerical value of ranger in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ranger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
My hats off to them, i will be down there proud to say I was pinning the tab on the first female Ranger.
I feel sorry for Mr Willerton, he's not quite a lone ranger but it's a very small team on a small budget.
They were demanding to speak with a ranger, they were seriously worried that the calf was freezing and dying.
An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.
So we get a lot of looks, a lot of comments, we wear full pads, so, you know, I've been called a Power Ranger and all sorts of things after we get padded up.
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- guardaboscCatalan, Valencian
- guardaparque, guardabosque, montaraz, alimañero, guardacazaSpanish
- garde forestierFrench
- maor-coilleScottish Gaelic
- guardia forestaleItalian
- レンジャー, 動物管理官Japanese
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