Parfleche

Rawhide made from buffalo hide. It is exceedingly tough. In fact, its name (French) comes from the fact that it could not be pierced by arrows or spears. The word also refers to a carrying case or envelope made of dried buffalo hide and widely used by both Indians and mountain men in place of a trunk.
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Parfleche

Par·fleche' noun [ Prob. through Canadian F. from Amer. Indian.] A kind of rawhide consisting of hide, esp. of the buffalo, which has been soaked in crude wood-ash lye to remove the hairs, and then dried.
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Parfleche

• (n.) A kind of rawhide consisting of hide, esp. of the buffalo, which has been soaked in crude wood-ash lye to remove the hairs, and then dried.
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parfleche

tough, folded rawhide carrying bag made by the Plains Indians of North America; more loosely applied, the term also refers to many specialized ...
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Parfleche

A parfleche is an early form of leather carrying case. It is made from a single sheet of untanned buffalo hide or other skin which is moulded while fresh and wet, drying hard and waterproof. They were used by nomadic North American Indians as a form of suitcase for carrying dried food and clothing.
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Parfleche

A parfleche is a Native American rawhide bag, typically used for holding dried meats and pemmican. The word was originally used by French fur traders (it was not a word used by the Native Americans). It derives from the French `parer` meaning `parry` or `defend`, and `flèche` meaning `arrow`, so called because the hide was tough enough ...
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parfleche

dried buffalo skin
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