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  1. James,1804–81, U.S. fur trader and mountain man, noted for his tall tales.
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Examples from the Web for bridger

Historical Examples

  • On the 7th the party had a look at Bridger's Fort, of which they had heard often.

    The Story of the Mormons

    William Alexander Linn

  • This recalled to me the reply of Captain Bridger in the past year.

  • When Bridger was in need of fish it was to this place that he went.

    The Yellowstone National Park

    Hiram Martin Chittenden

  • Bridger, says I, those are surely Blackfeet and weve got to fight them.

    Then and Now

    Robert Vaughn

  • At midnight the sentries were changed, Bridger himself taking a turn.

    Then and Now

    Robert Vaughn