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Cowboy lingo

Author: Ramon F Adams
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, Cambridge : Riverside Press 1936.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An affectionate account of the cowboy's "strikingly apt and vigorous figures of speech ... one of the most distinguishing traits of the cowboy."
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Adams, Ramon F. (Ramon Frederick), 1889-1976.
Cowboy lingo.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1936
(OCoLC)576061579
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramon F Adams
OCLC Number: 1071582
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 257 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The cowboy and his lingo --
The ranch --
The cowboy and his duties --
His costume and furnishings --
His riding equipment --
Ropes and roping --
Cattle --
Horses --
Riding --
The round-up --
Brands and ear-marks --
The trail --
The commissary --
Rustlers and outlaws --
Guns --
Nicknames --
The cowboy dance --
Miscellaneous expressions --
Figures of speech --
More figures of speech.
Responsibility: Ramon F. Adams ; with illustrations.

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An affectionate account of the cowboy's "strikingly apt and vigorous figures of speech ... one of the most distinguishing traits of the cowboy."

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