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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The dressed skin of the North American bison, used as a lap robe, cape, or blanket.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. (historical) A cured bison hide, with the hair left on, used as a blanket or wrap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the skin of the bison of North America, prepared with the hair on; -- much used as a lap robe in sleighs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The skin of the bison of North America, prepared with the hair on, and used as a carriage-rug and in other ways for protection from the cold.

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