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Bull Moose

noun
1.
a member of the Progressive Party under the leadership of Theodore Roosevelt.
Also called Bull Mooser
[moo-ser] /ˈmu sər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Bull Moose
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85
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  • Jabe had driven a Bull Moose in harness, and all the settlement could swear to it.

    The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts
  • No wonder Will had admitted he was staggered by the size of the Bull Moose!

  • She made 90 it clear to them that a Bull Moose and four cows had entered the valley.

    In the Brooding Wild Ridgwell Cullum
  • Besides, now that he examined them closer, these were not the tracks of a Bull Moose at all!

    The Wendigo Algernon Blackwood
  • Powerful as the neck of a Bull Moose is, had that blow struck true it would have ended the fight.

    The Haunters of the Silences Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Gordon interrupted with a question a story he was telling of a fight he had seen between two Bull Moose.

    The Yukon Trail

    William MacLeod Raine
  • Before they died away, there came from behind us, just to our right, the unmistakable answering grunt of a Bull Moose.

  • He limped a little, and had a few minor bruises to show for his close contact with those horns of the Bull Moose.

  • As however some of them had come quite a long way to see him, he might at least have made a noise like a Bull Moose.

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