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Bull Moose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bull Moose A follower of Theodore Roosevelt in the presidential campaign of 1912; -- a sense said to have originated from a remark made by Roosevelt on a certain occasion that he felt “like a bull moose.”
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Usage

In literature:

I mean a bull moose.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
The Indian at the same time fires at a large cow moose who has, unknown to us, been lying close to the bull.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Last Bull, standing solitary and morose on a little knoll in his pasture, caught sight of the strange, dark figure of the running moose.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
The one with the antlers was the male or bull-moose.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
He had nothing to fear, as long as he avoided quarrel with a bear or a bull moose.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Elk grazed at close quarters, and our one bull moose obligingly ambled ahead of us along the road.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
For, strange to tell, it seems to repel the bull Moose and alarm him if the cow seems over-eager.
"Wild Animals at Home" by Ernest Thompson Seton
Any ordinary moose bull would have gone down beneath it, with his shoulder-joint shattered to splinters.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
When you get after a bull moose or a cinnamon bear it's prudent to hold straight.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
She made it clear to them that a bull moose and four cows had entered the valley.
"In the Brooding Wild" by Ridgwell Cullum
That's King Madoc, Pierre's trained bull-moose.
"A Daughter of the Forest" by Evelyn Raymond
I suppose you're still leader of the Bull Moose, Pat?
"The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp" by Thornton W. Burgess
His bullet went straight to the bull's eye, and his arrow to the heart of the moose.
"In the Van; or, The Builders" by John Price-Brown
Bull moose aer the angriest, fiercest things as ever I clapped eyes on.
"A Boy of the Dominion" by F. S. Brereton
As she crossed the fresh trail of the bull moose the old mother lynx thrust her big head into it for a long sniff.
"A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories" by William Long
I shot four bull moose and spared two more.
"Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O." by J.G. Millais
Once we had an opportunity to cast the entire head of an immense bull moose, and right greedily did we seize it.
"Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting" by William T. Hornaday
Whatever is worth preserving from the past, including the Decalogue, will be found in the Bull Moose platform.
"Post-Impressions" by Simeon Strunsky
Early in the afternoon Banks shot an old bull moose carrying a fine pair of antlers.
"Rayton: A Backwoods Mystery" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
What an opportunity I missed to get some photographs of big bull moose!
"Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland" by William S. Thomas
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In news:

Randal Trackwell, Bull Moose Party candidate for president.
Bull moose surprises hunter in treestand.
(AP) — Preliminary figures show hunters registered 45 bull moose during northeastern Minnesota's 2012 moose season.
Hunters take 45 bull moose in 2012.
The 28-year-old Fairbanks woman shot a 58-inch bull moose near the Elliott Highway on Sept 20, the final day of the hunting season, which also happens to be her birthday.
A bull moose drew a crowd of onlookers as he grazed on fresh grass at Point Woronzof in west Anchorage on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 BILL ROTH — Anchorage Daily News Buy Photo.
Grand Junction taxidermist Darryl Powell has a close encounter with a bull Shiras moose during a blackpowder hunt earlier this month in the Porter Mountain area.
Bull Moose Party stampedes in Chicago.
Teddy Roosevelt delivers a stemwinder for the Bull Moose Party ticket in1912.
Bull Moose has locations in Brunswick, Sanford, North Windham, Waterville, Portland, Bangor, Lewiston, Scarborough, Salem, NH and Portsmouth, NH.
Street fight in the city ( bull moose style).
The last remaining member of the Bull Moose Party .
(POCATELLO, ID) – Fish and Game officials have relocated a bull moose after it.
William Howard Taft lost in 1912, though he might have retained office had not his old friend and former leader Theodore Roosevelt run as a third party Bull Moose candidate and won more votes than Taft.
Theodore Roosevelt's Bull Moose Party run for president documented.
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