How to use Buffalo Bill in a sentence
Buffalo Bill walks over to Yellow Hand’s lifeless body, takes out his knife, and removes Yellow Hand’s scalp.What the True Story of Buffalo Bill Reveals About the Myth of the Wild West | Ijeoma Olou | November 12, 2021 | Time
The scenes featuring the pit in which Buffalo Bill had imprisoned his victim were filmed elsewhere, but Rowan plans to install a reproduction in the house’s coal cellar.
For now, he has re-created the basement room where Buffalo Bill dressed up and danced.
Neither can be seen in the movie, because the producers surrounded the house with shrubbery to give it an unkempt look fitting for Buffalo Bill, who was not much of a housekeeper, Rowan says.
The following day, a goat was delivered to Altman on the set of Buffalo Bill and the Indians, interrupting the filming.
I had dinner one evening with Paul and Robert Altman, who had directed him in Buffalo Bill and the Indians.
“Buffalo Bill” hats, decorated p. 174with the Royal colours or with green ribbon streamers, distinguished them from others.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Buffalo Bill taught me the most of what I know, my mother taught me much, and I taught myself the rest.A Horse's Tale | Mark Twain
I can keep a trail all by myself, with Buffalo Bill asleep in the saddle; ask himhe will tell you so.A Horse's Tale | Mark Twain
I'd like ever so much to see Buffalo Bill run his Show in here—he'd just make this old circus hum!The Travelling Companions | F. Anstey
The lamps of Buffalo Bill 24 in the leading carriage were some guide to our driver.Hesperothen; Notes from the West, Vol. II (of 2) | W. H. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for Buffalo Bill
nickname of William Frederick Cody . 1846–1917, US showman who toured Europe and the US with his famous Wild West Show
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Cultural definitions for Buffalo Bill (1 of 2)
William F. Cody, an American adventurer, soldier, and showman of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His popular “Wild West Show,” begun in the 1880s, featured acts such as the marksmanship of Annie Oakley, mock battles between Native Americans and army troops, and breathtaking displays of cowboy skills and horsemanship. It toured the United States, Canada, and Europe.
William F. Cody, a frontier settler, scout, and soldier of the nineteenth century. He was involved in several military actions against Native Americans and later turned to entertainment, founding the celebrated “Wild West Show.” (See also under “Fine Arts.”)
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