Definition of Travoises

1. Noun. (plural of travois) ¹



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Definition of Travoises

1. travoise [n] - See also: travoise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Travoises

traversing
traverso
traversos
travertine
travertines
travertinous
traves
travestied
travesties
travesty
travestying
travis
travises
travois
travoise
travoises (current term)
trawl
trawl line
trawl net
trawlboat
trawlboats
trawled
trawler
trawlerman
trawlermen
trawlers
trawley
trawleys
trawling
trawlings

Literary usage of Travoises

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1. The Southern Workman by Hampton Institute (1912)
"But when they acquired horses, after the coming of the Spaniards to America, the women made large travoises just like those used for dogs. ..."

2. On Canada's Frontier: Sketches of History, Sport, and Adventure, and of the by Julian Ralph, Frederic Remington (1892)
"... outfit than a band of these pauperized savages form it would be difficult to imagine. On the plains they will have horses dragging travoises, dogs with ..."

3. The United Service (1889)
"We prepared double and single travoises for our wounded before marching on our return to our military station. ..."

4. Harper's Chicago and the World's Fair by Julian Ralph (1892)
"The great Hudson's Bay Company will contribute a notable display of birch-bark canoes, York boats, travoises, dog-sleds, and all the paraphernalia of travel ..."

5. A Report to the Surgeon General on the Transport of Sick and Wounded by Pack by George Alexander Otis (1877)
"I made use of ten of these travoises to transport the wounded from the battle-field of the Little Big Horn, June 25 and 26, 1870, to the boat at the mouth ..."

6. ...The American Boys' Handybook of Camp-lore and Woodcraft by Daniel Carter Beard (1920)
"travois on dogs the same as they did upon horses and the sudden appearance of game often produced a stampede of dog travoises, scattering the duffel, ..."

7. Plains Indians by Mari Lu Robbins (1996)
"carried their burdens on travoises. caught large animals by driving them over cliffs or into corrals. ran right up to the buffalo to kill them. ..."

8. National Standards for History for Grades K-4: Expanding Children's World in by Charlotte Antoinette Crabtree, Gary B. Nash (1994)
"... nonmotorized vehicles such as chariots, travoises, bicycles, blimps, hot air balloons, and gliders; motorized transport such as railroads, motorcycles, ..."

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