a variety of mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus columbianus, of the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, having a tail that is black above.
Historical Examples

The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
The Black Wolf Pack Dan Beard
The Desert Home Mayne Reid
Wilford Woodruff Matthias F. Cowley
American Boy’s Life of Theodore Roosevelt Edward Stratemeyer
Early Western Travels, 1748-1846, v. 23 Various
Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume 21 Various
Three Years on the Plains Edmund B. Tuttle
What I Saw in California Edwin Bryant


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