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From: "Steve Broyles" <>
Subject: [DMU] Have you seen this term in your deeds?
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2001 17:40:41 -0400
You never know what you'll come across in a deed!
We got a query today from a fellow do research in Massachusetts (timeframe
not given). One of the property corners was given as a "buckstraddle" and
trying to figure out what it is. I discovered that straddling a deer is one
steps of dressing it (straddling the body as you make a long slice along the
belly). Straddle is also used to describe the distance between the right
left hoof prints of a deer (or presumably other animals).
In any case, if you have an OED or Dictionary of American Slang, you might
the answer buried inside.
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