a cowbird, Molothrus ater, of North America.
See under carpet beetle. any of several small beetles of the family Dermestidae, the larvae of which are household pests, feeding on rugs and other woolen fabrics, especially Anthrenus scrophulariae (buffalo carpet beetle) and Attagenus piceus (black carpet beetle) noun any of various beetles of the genus Anthrenus, the larvae of which feed on carpets, […]
the dried dung of buffalo used as fuel, especially by early settlers on the western plains. Historical Examples The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates The Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft Dan Beard
a heavyweight woolen fabric constructed in twill weave and having a shaggy pile.