Definition of Apishamore
1. Noun. A saddle blanket made of buffalo hide.
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Literary usage of Apishamore
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In the Old West by George Frederick Augustus Ruxton (1915)
"This beast, as Bill seized his apishamore to lay upon its galled back, would express displeasure by humping its back and shaking its withers with a wincing ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1848)
"This beast as Bill seized his apishamore to lay upon its galled back, would express displeasure by humping its back and shaking ils withers with a wincing ..."
3. The Scalp Hunters, Or, Romantic Adventures in Northern Mexico by Mayne Reid (1851)
"... and a breech strap—"apishamore"— usually embroidered with the owner's name or initials. ..."
4. American English by Gilbert Milligan Tucker (1921)
"... B. ANXIOUS SEAT—Seat for persons desiring the prayers of the meeting, 1835. APARTMENT—Apartment house. apishamore—Bed or saddle blanket, ..."
5. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"A pack-saddle. The word is employed in the countries acquired from Mexico, where pack-saddles are used. apishamore. ..."