buffalo robe

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noun

the prepared skin of an American bison, with the hair left on, used as a lap robe, rug, or blanket.

Nearby words

  1. buffalo gnat,
  2. buffalo grass,
  3. buffalo grove,
  4. buffalo neck,
  5. buffalo plaid,
  6. buffalo soldier,
  7. buffalo soldiers,
  8. buffalo wing,
  9. buffalofish,
  10. buffcoat

Origin of buffalo robe

An Americanism dating back to 1675–85

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