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- n. A saddle-blanket, a saddle blanket.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the western United States, a saddle-blanket made of the skin of a buffalo-calf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a saddle blanket made of buffalo hide
From an Algonquian language for "something to sit on"; compare Cree ᐊᐢᐹᐃᐧᑲᓀᐦᐃᑲᐣ (aspâwikanêhikan, "saddle blanket"). (Wiktionary)
As I was hidden by a tree, the wolf approached the fire within a few feet, and was soon tugging away at an apishamore or saddle-cloth of buffalo calfskin which lay on the ground.