Definition of Algerine

1. a. Of or pertaining to Algiers or Algeria.



2. n. A native or one of the people of Algiers or Algeria. Also, a pirate.

Definition of Algerine

1. Adjective. (archaic) Algerian. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A native or inhabitant of Algiers or Algeria, especially of Moorish or Berber descent, or of non-European descent. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A pirate, especially one from the Barbary Coast. ¹

4. Noun. A type of loosely woven cloth in stripes of bright colors, used for scarves, shawls and similar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Algerine

1. a woolen fabric [n -S]

Algerine Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Algerine Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Algerine

algebraize
algebraized
algebraizes
algebraizing
algebras
algebrization
algebrizations
algebrogeometric
algebroid
algebroids
algedonic
algefacient
algenate
algeny
algeria
algerine (current term)
algerines
algeses
algesia
algesias
algesic
algesichronometer
algesidystrophy
algesimeter
algesiogenic
algesiometer
algesis
algesthesia
algesthesis
algestone

Literary usage of Algerine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association of the United States (1903)
"Report on the algerine Prisoners. December 28, 1790. ... Irvins of Philadelphia, was taken by another algerine, about fifty leagues westward of Lisbon. ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"Report on the algerine Prisoners. December 28, 1790. ... Irvins of Philadelphia, was taken by another algerine, about fifty leagues westward of Lisbon. ..."

3. California Sketches by Oscar Penn Fitzgerald (1879)
"The miners called it simply "algerine," for short. ... So algerine was as many syllables as could be spared for this camp, whose fame still lingers as one ..."

4. California Sketches: New and Old by Oscar Penn Fitzgerald (1903)
"HOW algerine Camp got its name I cannot tell. It was named before my day in ... So algerine was as many syllables as could be spared for this camp, ..."

5. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1910)
"The General Assembly enacted what the Suffragists called the " algerine Law," the Governor, ... The algerine Law declared null and void all meetings ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Algerine

Search for Algerine on Dictionary.com!Search for Algerine on Thesaurus.com!Search for Algerine on Google!Search for Algerine on Wikipedia!

Search