a large size of lead shot used in shotgun shells for hunting game, as pheasants or ducks.
Two Years in Oregon Wallis Nash
With Trapper Jim in the North Woods Lawrence J. Leslie
The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
Harper’s Young People, July 20, 1880 Various
The Life of Francis Marion William Gilmore Simms
The End of Time Wallace West
The Forest Stewart Edward White
The Boy Settlers Noah Brooks
In Search of a Siberian Klondike Homer B. Hulbert
The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
lead shot of large size used in shotgun shells, esp for hunting game
the skin of a buck or deer. a strong, soft, yellowish or grayish leather, originally prepared from deerskins, now usually from sheepskins. buckskins, breeches or shoes made of buckskin. a stiff, firm, starched cotton cloth with a smooth surface and napped back. a sturdy wool fabric constructed in satin weave, napped and cropped short to […]
a beam held by stays to the exterior of a masonry wall, as that of a furnace or boiler, to keep the adjacent areas of the wall from being forced outward.
buck stops here, the I’ll take full responsibility, as in You needn’t call my boss; the buck stops here. This saying gained fame as a sign on the desk of President Harry S. Truman. It alludes to another expression that means the opposite, pass the buck [ Mid-1900s ]
an artificial fly made of hairs of or like those of the tail of a deer. Historical Examples In The Ranks R. E. McBride How to Tie Flies E. C. Gregg The Coming of Coal Robert W. Bruere Woodcraft and Camping George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)