Well,” he said at last, “I might as well say it––I took you for a tenderfoot.
“Oh, well, allowances should be made for a tenderfoot,” she bantered.
“You need not worry, Mr. Tenderfoot,” the girl flashed back at him.
The tenderfoot staked his claim on the chance of selling it again.
To be a tenderfoot means to occupy the lowest grade in scouting.
A tenderfoot, therefore, ...