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  • n. Plural form of tenderfoot.


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  • You see, we were "tenderfoots," as far as having had any experience with burros was concerned, or we might have selected a more sprightly pair for our fellow-pilgrims.

    Birds of the Rockies

  • Many of the "tenderfoots" seemed surprised at the lack of local accommodations.

    Fore, right!

  • "This youngster had on one of them cowboy suits such as tenderfoots bring West with 'em; and you could see he was aching to wing a couple of Indians or bag a grizzly or two with the little pearl-handled gun he had buckled around his waist.

    Law and Order

  • Aiming to bring artistic perspective, sociological insight and frisky candor to a media subculture branded NSFW or "not safe for work," for Internet tenderfoots CineKink NYC returns Tuesday for its eighth year of blurring genre and gender.

    New York's Naughtiest Festival

  • Still, when a team — any team, but especially these postseason tenderfoots — blows a 7-0 lead with the corks halfway out of the champagne bottles, you wonder how good it can be at short-term memory loss.

    Game 6 a test of Rays' resilience

  • The beds were made with fresh balsam boughs, and I swear no feather mattress could feel as soft or as comfortable after one has been marching double time through the wilderness; I was sorer and more tired than the most tender of tenderfoots.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • It's not as strange as it seems: the macho union of dock workers and Hollywood truck drivers (Teamsters Local 399 on the West coast and Local 817 in New York) also represents casting directors, location managers, and various other tenderfoots.

    Jonathan Handel: No More Sounds of Silence on the Music Composition Front?

  • Rescuers found a group of tenderfoots astonishingly unprepared, clad in shorts and T shirts, without extra supplies.

    Cell Phones: A Call From The Wild

  • It is the bouncy spirits and optimistic horizons of the tenderfoots that may keep Atlanta in the hunt. - Postseason problems are old history to young Braves

  • I eat the stew, I laugh at the delicate tenderfoots who munch on crackers and cheese and drink bottled water.

    Falling Ill in Africa, and Loving It


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