Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of buffalo robe in English:
A rug, cloak, or blanket made from the dressed hide of a North American bison.
- Every one of the men, women, and children was well mounted, with ‘at least 300 horses… loaded with buffalo robes and dried meat’ that they hoped to trade with the tribes nearer the coast.
- After yielding his blankets and sleeping spot in one of the wagons to another traveler who was ill, Langford tried to make himself comfortable on the ground in a buffalo robe.
- In the winter, separate skin sleeves were added to these dresses along with a buffalo robe.
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