Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 21, 2003
In Reply to: Buffaloed posted by Murphy on February 20, 2003
: Why do they use the animal buffalo, in to be buffaloed or I was buffaloed.
Just a guess:
The bison or buffalo is not a meek animal as it is quite threatening looking; so maybe the term "buffaloed", which means "to intimidate", is from the animal's display of confidence or authority.