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Buffalo chips

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Buffalo chips dry dung of the buffalo, or bison, used for fuel.
    • Buffalo chips See under Buffalo.
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Usage

In literature:

At Fort McPherson, my old friend, "Buffalo Chips," was waiting for me.
"An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)" by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
I will take this buffalo chip and throw it in the river.
"Blackfeet Indian Stories" by George Bird Grinnell
This substance, which was called buffalo chips, burns like turf and forms a very good substitute for wood.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
Their horses were hobbled, their cook-fires of buffalo "chips" were lit, their wagons backed into a rude stockade.
"The Way of a Man" by Emerson Hough
Many of them were built of buffalo chips and others of light wood that burned fast.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The fire, a mound of buffalo chips into which glowing tunnels wormed, was good.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
When he had gone inside he found buffalo chips and buffalo tracks on all sides.
"Myths and Legends of the Great Plains" by Unknown
Over on the hill the bucks had arisen from their little fires of buffalo chips, and were watching.
"Blazed Trail Stories" by Stewart Edward White
They made camp beside it at night, cooking the coffee on a fire of buffalo chips.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
Thet chipped the shell at Buffalo, o' settin' up ole Van.
"The Biglow Papers" by James Russell Lowell
The buffalo chips used are droppings of buffalo the year previous.
"Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51" by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
We were obliged to burn buffalo chips.
"Narrative of the March of Co. A, Engineers from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to Fort Bridger, Utah, and Return" by William P. Seville
But that day homesteaders crept into dugouts and smothered over buffalo chip fires.
"The Nerve of Foley" by Frank H. Spearman
Buffalo chips in both hands, Tad put them in the sack Joe was carrying.
"The Lost Wagon" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
It was amusing at first, to see the ladies handle the buffalo chips.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs" by Orange Jacobs
This man was so wonderful that he could change even the buffalo chips that you see on the prairie into meat.
"Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales" by George Bird Grinnell
Regarding the other conveniences, such as fuel and other things, they had little difficulty, as the buffalo chips supplied the demands in abundance.
"The Indians' Last Fight" by Dennis Collins
Fuel, even buffalo chips (which were the dried deposits left by the buffalo, and burned hotly) were scarce.
"The Pike's Peak Rush" by Edwin L. Sabin
Scraps of wood and "buffalo chips" made our fire, and presently Din had a good "feed" ready.
"Adventures in Swaziland" by Owen Rowe O'Neil
Perhaps as useful to early travelers as any product of the buffalo, was the "buffalo chip," or dried dung.
"American Big-Game Hunting" by Various
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In news:

The paint will feature the GEICO colors, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip logo across the bags, and yellow graphics with the GEICO name in a wallpaper-style shadowed in.
Buffalo Chip Toss contestants pick their favorite buffalo chip and toss it from the pier down the beach.
Buffalo Chip Toss Set for Sept 1 at Two Harbors.
Information for Sturgis Rally vending, concert and campground reservations at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip ® is available at buffalochip .com and 605-347-9000.
About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip Sturgis Buffalo Chip 2012 will take place August 3.
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip announced today that Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys will be an official sponsor of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally's flagship venue through 2015.
The World Famous Buffalo Chip has"The Best Party Anywhere".
Nothing makes a party like a flock of smoking hot women competing to be Miss Buffalo Chip .
The Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse.
Deadwood, SD (August 7, 2009)-- More than 350 bikes and 500 riders from around the world converged on Deadwood, SD on Monday, August 3 to take part in the Second Annual Legends Ride hosted by the Legendary Buffalo Chip .
The Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground in Sturgis is celebrating their 30th Anniversay in 2011.
Buffalo Chips in Bonita raided.
BONITA SPRINGS — The dinner crowd is back at Buffalo Chips in Bonita Springs, but the wait for a reinstated alcohol license continues.
It's a Saturday night at the Buffalo Chip in Cave Creek, and things are hopping.
Shouldn't we chip in and buy him a home where the buffalo roam and there's always room for one more crazy old coot down at the general store.
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