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Synonyms for buffalo

large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)

meat from an American bison

intimidate or overawe

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At one place, they observed a field decorated with buffalo skulls, arranged in circles, curves, and other mathematical figures, as if for some mystic rite or ceremony.
At length he encamped, caused the bodies of the wagons to be dislodged from the wheels, covered with buffalo hide, and besmeared with a compound of tallow and ashes; thus forming rude boats.
Skirting along the north fork for a day or two, excessively annoyed by musquitoes and buffalo gnats, they reached, in the evening of the 17th, a small but beautiful grove, from which issued the confused notes of singing birds, the first they had heard since crossing the boundary of Missouri.
They had reached also a great buffalo range; Captain Bonneville ascended a high bluff, commanding an extensive view of the surrounding plains.
At the upper end of the lodge was a kind of hunting and warlike trophy, consisting of two buffalo heads garishly painted, surmounted by shields, bows, quivers of arrows, and other weapons.
In a little while the braves and sages began to enter one by one, as their names were called or announced, emerging from under the buffalo robe suspended over the entrance instead of a door, stalking across the lodge to the skins placed on the floor, and crouching down on them in silence.
The transformation of this abandoned property into a vibrant community hub will help strengthen this community, provide much needed affordable housing for seniors and further spur Buffalos economy," Governor Cuomo said.
The buffalo congress would coincide a National Buffalo Fair-2009 at Buffalo Research Institute (BRI) Pattoki, and buffalo fair would be organized at district level to select best buffalos for competitions.
Buffalos have few natural predators, but the fabled buffalo kills by man and its near extinction are fully explained.
These First Strike American Buffalos will be independently graded and certified by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), one of the nation's most reputable grading services.
The smell of Cheerios in the air near Buffalos waterfront has always been a source of pride for the city's residents," said Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Howard Zemsky.
Investing in transit oriented development will connect Buffalos centers of activity with each other in order to help build the citys reputation as a vibrant, thriving city with modern amenities and infrastructure, well-designed and friendly neighborhoods, and a wide array of assets which are accessible to all residents.