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buffaloed

Puzzled, perplexed, or completely confused (about a subject or some task at hand). I tried to do well in this class, but I've been buffaloed since we started.
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double buffalo

slang The speed limit of 55 miles per hour. The US nickel, which is worth five cents, at one time featured a picture of a buffalo. Whoa, whoa, cool it with the double buffalo—the speed limit here is 25!
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double nickels

slang The speed limit of 55 miles per hour. "Nickel" refers to the US five-cent coin. Whoa, whoa, cool it with the double nickels—the speed limit here is 25!
See also: double, nickel

buffaloed

(ˈbəfəlod)
mod. confused; stumped. These tax forms really have me buffaloed.
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double nickels

and double buffalo
n. the number fifty-five; the fifty-five-mile-per-hour speed limit. (Originally citizens band radio. The buffalo is on one side of the nickel.) You’d better travel right on those double nickels in through here. The bears are hungry. Double buffalo is for trucks. You can go seventy.
See also: double, nickel

double buffalo

verb
See also: buffalo, double
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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said, "The Better Buffalo Fund is driving the city's renaissance by reclaiming vacant and abandoned properties and breathing new life into our neighborhoods.
A total of 347 mtDNA D-loop haplotypes already reported for river and swamp buffalo, 4 haplotypes for African wild buffalo and 1 haplotype for Bos indicus were also retrieved from NCBI's nucleotide databank.
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Niagara Ceramics, headed by Robert Lupica, formerly Oneida's senior vice president and general manager for Buffalo operations, will operate the Buffalo factory as an independent supplier.
Together with her business partner, Sapporo-based Tom Goetz, Yamagishi's dream is "to pioneer the buffalo industry in Japan.
Today the Crewses own 16 buffaloes, including the massive, 2,400-pound Beast, who joined their family when Needmore Buffalo Farm closed.
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This was land we couldn't do anything with until we brought in buffalo," says Wilfried Merle, owner of Hato Rio de Agua, a marshy 1,000-hectare ranch where some 700 buffaloes splash about in swampy glory "We tried cattle, rice and even capybaras.
Around that time McFarlane's then-brother-in-law Doug Stewart took an interest in ranching, specifically buffalo ranching.
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But scrutiny is growing -- and warranted, as The Humanist discovered firsthand at a Promise Keepers conference held June 13-14, 1997, at Rich Stadium -- home of the Buffalo Bills -- in Orchard Park, New York.