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outfit

Canadian (formerly) the annual shipment of trading goods and supplies sent by a fur company to its trading posts
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And don't you know," said the Sheik of the Outfit, "that caravans will then stop here for rest and refreshments, giving you a chance to steal the camels, the horses, and the goods?
Such the beach old John Tarwater stepped upon; and straight across the beach and up the trail toward Chilcoot he headed, cackling his ancient chant, a very Grandfather Argus himself, with no outfit worry in the world, for he did not possess any outfit.
Immediately the meal was wolfed down the three partners took their empty pack-straps and headed down trail to where the remainder of their outfit lay at the last camp a mile away.
We had a good outfit but no guide--just Ramon Gallegos, William Shaw, George W.
Fighting was out of the question: we urged our feeble animals up the gulch as far as there was footing for a hoof, then threw ourselves out of our saddles and took to the chaparral on one of the slopes, abandoning our entire outfit to the enemy.
Hicking heartened me like a cordial, for I saw in them at once the engine and decoy by which David should procure his outfit.
But come on down town an' I'll show you the outfit right now.
If we get 'em we could call it the 'Double H' outfit.
But Daylight persuaded him in grim ways to stay by the outfit, and they pulled on across Deep Lake and Long Lake and dropped down to the level-going of Lake Linderman.
Hal and his sister and brother-in-law listened unwillingly, pitched tent, and overhauled the outfit.
The fall of 1897 found them at Dyea, but without the money to carry an outfit across Chilcoot Pass and float it down to Dawson.
It will then be said of me that I died for the king; so that I shall have performed my duty without the expense of an outfit.