fur brigade

  1. Canadian (formerly) a convoy of canoes, horses, or dog sleighs that transported furs and other goods between trading posts and towns or factories

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How to use fur brigade in a sentence

  • This is the best time of the year for them, when the great fur brigade goes north.

  • Now it was spring, and the great fur brigade of the Company was starting north on its savage annual journey.

  • It was like the return of a fur brigade, with shouts of laughter and genuine rejoicing.

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