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The word “cowboy” was invented here during the Revolutionary War. Trapped in New York City, the British army desperately needed supplies. The young men they sent up to Westchester to steal cattle were called “cowboys.” The American soldiers needed supplies, too. Their foragers were called “skinners,” but the Americans at least paid for what they took—albeit in almost worthless Continental currency!
 

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