Frontier Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Frontier

  1. Boone, Daniel (1734–1820) American frontiersman in coonskin cap. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 90]
  2. Bowie, Jim (1799–1836) frontiersman and U.S. soldier; developed large hunting knife named after him. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 95]
  3. Bumppo, Natty also known as Leatherstocking, a tough back-woodsman. [Am. Lit.: Deerslayer; Pathfinder]
  4. California Joe (Moses Embree Milner, 1829–1876) frontiersman and scout. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 424]
  5. Virginian, The up-and-coming cowpuncher defends his honor, espouses justice, and gains responsibility and a bride. [Am. Lit.: The Virginian in Magill I, 1072]