buffalo chip

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Synonyms for buffalo chip

a piece of dried bovine dung

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Before, during and for a short time after the big hunt, everyone living or traveling on the Great Plains burned buffalo chips for heat and cooking.
2011 is the 30th anniversary of The Legendary Buffalo Chip where the attendance has exploded, making it the number one place to go during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota.
Linda Crew's boots-on-the-ground approach yields authentic descriptions of the mundane (bugs scrambling in panic as a buffalo chip is ripped from the ``whitened out grass beneath it''), which ground the more dramatic, imagined events.
Sturgis Bike Week has become legendary in the motorcycle community and many infamous places have sprung up over the years including the legendary Buffalo Chip Campground.
Say what you need to say and let the buffalo chips fall where they may, proud Lion.
On the use of buffalo chips for fire--it was easier than wood to collect and while the smoke was not good for cooking it would drive the mosquitoes away; buffalo chips put out half the heat of wood as the ash clings and does not fall away; cooked meat has "a very disagreeable taste of the dung".
Electricity can be generated from virtually any available energy source (nuclear, solar, wind, geo-thermal, coal, gas, diesel, ethanol, hydrogen, buffalo chips, etc).
Some of them were willing to show me even how to make the natural pigments with buffalo chips in fire and clay.
One of our customers proceeded to tell me about how he and his dad built a statue from buffalo chips.