An illustrated dictionary of cowboy lingo, and facts about the cowboy life alphabetically arranged, for young and old devotees, and parents and teachers who would like to know what all the shootin's fur. In brief paragraphs all aspects of cowboy life are treated:- the cowboy's clothes and tack, his work, horses, animals and plants of the West, Indians, customs, and vernacular. From ""Alamo"" to ""yucca"" this is an enlightening compendium. Black and white sketches and a few full-color illustrations appropriately literal, by Jackie and Flore Mastri. Sound educational complement for ""that phase"".