One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who controls a team of bullocks used as draught animals.‘she sold whip-ends to bullock drivers’
- ‘The continuous lack of rain worried the bullock drivers who relied on fodder growing on the sides of the tracks.’
- ‘He's working bullock teams, showing what a good bullock driver can do with the right commands.’
- ‘He worked as a bullock driver on Nilpena Station.’
- ‘The uproar was heard by bullock drivers out in the countryside.’
- ‘There was much hardship felt by individuals such as miners, woodcutters, bullock drivers and storekeepers.’
- ‘He was one the earliest pioneers, in the Northern Flinders Ranges, who cashed in on the trade provided by the passing bullock drivers.’
- ‘The noise would have been almost deafening at times from the crushers and boilers and the screaming and cursing of bullock drivers.’
- ‘Consider the now vanished skills of bullock drivers and timber cutters in the hardwood forests.’
- ‘This stability however masked an intense social and geographic mobility on the part of numerous individuals, be they miners, hawkers, carpenters or bullock drivers.’
- ‘He became a bullock driver in the Barossa Valley.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.