Buffalo-robe



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

Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made James D. McCabe, Jr.
Track’s End Hayden Carruth
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 71, No. 436, February 1852 Various
Track’s End Hayden Carruth
Shapes that Haunt the Dusk Various
Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834, Part III (the Text Being Chapters XXVIII-XXXIII of the London Edition, 1843, and the Appendix a Combination of the Appendices of the London and German [Coblentz, 1839] Editions) Maximilian, Prinz von Wied
The Boy Hunters Captain Mayne Reid
Ranson’s Folly Richard Harding Davis
Across America James F. Rusling
Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi David Ives Bushnell

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