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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 then," pursued the sagacious Claude, "what sort of an infant's outfit is it that is to cost three forms, and that for the child of a Haudriette?
Hicking heartened me like a cordial, for I saw in them at once the engine and decoy by which David should procure his outfit.
With it we bought the necessary outfit and presents for my enterprise and started for Bekwando.
To-morrow should see the outfit portioned and packed.
And there was one bad stretch where in two days they covered nine miles, being compelled to turn their backs three times on the river and to portage sled and outfit over the mountains.
It paused, head up, close by a clump of spruce trees, and with sight and scent studied the outfit of the watching men.
replied the Sheik of the Outfit, with that ready repartee which distinguishes the Unbeliever.
These, with a small bottle of ink and a rusty pen, made up Phebe's outfit, and it was little wonder that she did not "get on" in spite of the patient persistence that dried the desponding tears and drove along the sputtering pen with a will.
In an Arizona desert one does not long coexist with only such creatures as these: one must have pack animals, supplies, arms--"an outfit.
We would outfit our grub and water in the morning, hoist the big mainsail (which was a bigger piece of canvas than any I had ever sailed under), and beat our way out the estuary on the first of the seabreeze and the last of the ebb.
And when the last cup of flour was gone and the last rind of bacon, she was able to rise to the occasion, and of moccasins and the softer-tanned bits of leather in the outfit to make a grub-stake substitute that somehow held a man's soul in his body and enabled him to stagger on.
And they knew enough not to get away with as much as a moccasin-lace of my outfit.