Definition of Buffalo bill
1. Noun. United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917).
Generic synonyms: Impresario, Promoter, Showman
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Literary usage of Buffalo bill
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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"The Greatest Action Book of Actual Happenings Ever Written buffalo bill Writes a New Book ... OF THE PLAINS How buffalo bill killed his first Indian at 11, ..."
2. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... California Joe—Wild Bill — buffalo bill—Amos Chapman —His Wonderful Achievement—What Gen. Miles Said of Him — Heroic Conduct ot Chapman — Surrounded by ..."
3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"She's now the mistress of buffalo bill, And pure as the heart of a lily still ; And I'm just as lonely as I can be : While I've killed all who have cared ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Another class has quilled florets ¡6. fistulosa), ot which buffalo bill is an excellent sample—a large, pure yellow, with maroon disk. ..."
5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"I had heard that buffalo bill, in private, ... Suddenly, bang go rifles, the Cowboys, headed b buffalo bill, appear ; more wild banging ; the Indians ride ..."