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Cody, William Frederick.
William Frederick (“Buffalo Bill”) 1846–1917, U.S. Army scout and showman.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

My Pal Paul Newman A. E. Hotchner March 18, 2010
My Pal Paul Newman A. E. Hotchner March 18, 2010

Historical Examples

The Adventures of Buffalo Bill Col. William F. Cody
Buffalo Bill’s Spy Trailer Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
A Horse’s Tale Mark Twain
Buffalo Land W. E. Webb
Lightnin’ Frank Bacon
Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches Theodore Roosevelt
Weather and Folk Lore of Peterborough and District Charles Dack
Abroad at Home Julian Street

nickname of William Frederick Cody. 1846–1917, US showman who toured Europe and the US with his famous Wild West Show
William Frederick. the real name of Buffalo Bill

Note: Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West Show” was a major influence in the creation of the popular image of the romantic and exciting old West.


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