Usage examples for trapper

  1. Allie turned from the pack to the earnest face of the trapper – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  2. All were delayed when an old trapper told them that their horses' feet would be ruined if not shod. – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  3. As soon as I could, I turned to the old trapper and anxiously inquired what had become of Charley. – Adventures in the Far West by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. The trapper as we are introduced to him, has one leg and both hands paralysed, with just a perceptible sense of motion remaining in the other leg. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  5. The American trapper becomes a conspicuous figure in the early years of the nineteenth century. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  6. " Watch him," said Mr. Trapper – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  7. The trapper knowing this, always carries a supply of castor, or bark- stone; and when he reaches a stream or any other water near which he believes beavers may be found, he sets his trap, about six inches under the water. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. I'm not saying anything against that, but whatever it was it must have had a pretty powerful pull to get a dog out to a trapper in the dead o' winter. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  9. I want to know what a Trapper is. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  10. The man, evidently a trapper or hunter, carried a long, brown rifle, and he had a powder- horn and bullet- pouch slung over his shoulder. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  11. Tom watched them with much satisfaction, and gave vent to several chuckles of delight when he found that Nance was a match for the trapper – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  12. Seth, a hunter and trapper by nature, the son and grandson of men who for their own safety had to be trained in the subtle methods of the Indian, who himself had had no small experience in this respect, and easily followed a trail which was no trail to ordinary eyes, found little difficulty in watching Latour's movements. – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  13. " We've got lots of pumpkins bigger 'n that at our house," she was saying, her face turned toward " Frenchy," an up- river trapper who studied geography and English spelling between his rounds of the sloughs. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  14. If so, how could it have escaped the notice of the old trapper – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  15. His new friend's love of gambling, and his success against Stevens and his crowd would be accounted for if the trapper was right. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  16. Ay, ay, said the Trapper it shall be did, barrin' accident, as ye say; and a merry Christmas it'll make fur us all. – How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas by W. H. H. Murray
  17. He was squaw man, scout, trapper soldier, deserter, prospector, and actor in other occupations as well as cowboy. – Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest by J. Frank Dobie
  18. While to the credit of each man, upon MacNair's books, stood an amount in tokens of " made beaver," which to any trapper in all the Northland would have spelled wealth beyond wildest dreams. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  19. At one end of the table sat the Trapper Wild Bill at the other. – How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas by W. H. H. Murray