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buffalo chips

noun, (used with a plural verb) Informal.
1.
the dried dung of buffalo used as fuel, especially by early settlers on the western plains.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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buffalo chips

modifier

Like the feces of a buffalo; cowflop: give you that stretch valise buffalo chips thing (1840+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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