Buffalo chips

dry dung of the buffalo, or bison, used for fuel.
See under Buffalo.

See also: Buffalo, Chip

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If buffalo chips have really hit the fan, it's also comforting to know help is on the way, plus you can speak directly with those coming to your aid!
There were seven men to do the building, two boys to guard our stock, and 13 women and children to gather wood and buffalo chips for the fires of the nights to come and kindling against a time of snow.
Say what you need to say and let the buffalo chips fall where they may, proud Lion.
"Buffalo chips" were collected at all the camps in large sacks, and made excellent fuel.
* On the use of buffalo chips for fire--it was easier than wood to collect and while the smoke was not good for cooking it would drive the mosquitoes away; buffalo chips put out half the heat of wood as the ash clings and does not fall away; cooked meat has "a very disagreeable taste of the dung".
Electricity can be generated from virtually any available energy source (nuclear, solar, wind, geo-thermal, coal, gas, diesel, ethanol, hydrogen, buffalo chips, etc).
Before, during and for a short time after the big hunt, everyone living or traveling on the Great Plains burned buffalo chips for heat and cooking.
Some of them were willing to show me even how to make the natural pigments with buffalo chips in fire and clay."
Numerous buffalo chips, rubbed trees, and big dust wallows verified that numerous animals had been there.
"One of our customers proceeded to tell me about how he and his dad built a statue from buffalo chips."
We can offer you a 16-ounce supreme de boeuf, incised by our own butcher from the fore flank of a cornfed Holstein raised on our own Montana ranch, then slow-grilled over palmetto and buffalo chips at a temperature of..."
No, the wine wasn't fined with buffalo chips. Anyway, the wine is surprisingly tame, with just enough spice.