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tenderfoot

(formerly) a beginner in the Scouts or Guides

Tenderfoot

told that cowpunching is a cinch, is badly hurt when he tries it and is tossed. [Am. Balladry: “The Tenderfoot”]
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Suddenly he stopped whispering and bellowed out right in our faces, "OK, you tenderfoots, God damn it, get the hell back to your posts and get back to work
Halycon and Tenderfoot and the Sugar Glider books were well received at the Thought Bubble event in Leeds in mid-November, and will be on show at the Canny Comic Con at Newcastle City Library on December 10.
By this year, A Woman Tenderfoot and its sequel, Nimrod's Wife, had earned her a fair reputation as one of an increasing number of women travel writers who braved the wild West.
Thus, achieving Tenderfoot, Traveler or Trailblazer status was not related to any of these characteristics.
The tenderfoot device is a safe and effective method for obtaining blood samples from the heel of infants, resulting in a high-quality blood sample with significantly less pain and trauma.
Murphy, who still seems to be the shy, serious, tenderfoot rather than a Titan among GI heroes, lends stature, credibility and dignity to an autobiography that would be routine and hackneyed without him.
I can still recall one spring evening in the mid-1960s when I was a tenderfoot scout camping under the rich starlit skies of New Hampshire.
That sounds to me like something some yeller-bellied, four-eyed tenderfoot might say before his ma washes his mouth out with soap.
Plus Electric Soft Parade and The Tenderfoot alumni team-up for an unlikely side project.
Of course, as every editor knows, the tenderfoot journalism students hadn't done much of this kind of work before, which meant that we had to get them oriented to the city and its major issues.
He published his own account of his time there as "a tenderfoot explorer in New Guinea" in 1932.
Owens, A Tenderfoot In Montana: Reminiscences Of The God Rush, The Vigilantes, And The Birth Of Montana Territory is Frank Thompson's autobiography detailing his experiences in the upper Missouri country at the beginning of the Montana gold rush.