Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Maltese (cat).

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Examples

  • After a buffalo hunt with my original friend, Joe Ferris, I entered into partnership with Merrifield and Sylvane Ferris, and we started a cow ranch, with the maltese cross brand—always known as "maltee cross," by the way, as the general impression along the Little Missouri was that "maltese" must be a plural.

    IV. In Cowboy Land

  • After a buffalo hunt with my original friend, Joe Ferris, I entered into partnership with Merrifield and Sylvane Ferris, and we started a cow ranch, with the maltese cross brand -- always known as "maltee cross," by the way, as the general impression along the Little Missouri was that "maltese" must be a plural.

    An Autobiography

  • Nate Rogers 'old maltee never shed all that alone; allowin' her a half barrel, there was all of another barrel spread around the premises.

    Shavings

  • "You an 'mother ain't no more alike than a black an' a maltee," he said.

    Country Neighbors

  • After a buffalo hunt with my original friend, Joe Ferris, I entered into partnership with Merrifield and Sylvane Ferris, and we started a cow ranch, with the maltese cross brand -- always known as "maltee cross," by the way, as the general impression along the Little Missouri was that

    Theodore Roosevelt; an Autobiography

  • Black and white and maltee and blue and red and green -- "

    Shavings

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