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- n. Plural form of bindlestiff.
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And he loves his central characters, too, the pair of itinerant ranch hands ” "bindlestiffs" ” named George and Lennie.
He has scared up a bunch of losers and bindlestiffs to run for the legislature this fall.
Its earliest habit was burlap rags and bindlestiffs-the uniform of the simpleton mob.
If Abbot Zerchi had not been aware of the fact that a certain air marshal and a certain cardinal archbishop happened to be friends, the ostensible pilgrimage to New Rome by twenty - seven bookleggers with bindlestiffs might well have proceeded on shank's mare, for lack of permission to use rapid transport jet.
He recalled the trestle west of the forest where the bindlestiffs from the Pacific Fruit line jungled up at nights, or during long layovers.