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15 terms

Cowboy Lingo

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Tenderfoot
inexperienced/beginner, one not rough to outdoor life
Bucks
indian Men
Well Mounted
good horses
Made good/better
slang for killing Indians
Unlimbered my artillery
open Fired
Routed
to force out or drive out
How to place its contents
where to aim the bullets
Proficient
able to do something very well; skillful
Exacting
extremely demanding
Pugnacious
combative
Played out
drained of energy or effectiveness
Winchesters
a shoulder rifle
Greasers
an offensive term to refer to Mexicans
Pleasant Experience
sarcastic
Shooting Iron
a firearm that is held and fired with one hand