Definition of Papooses

1. Noun. (plural of papoose) ¹



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Definition of Papooses

1. papoose [n] - See also: papoose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papooses

papishes
papism
papisms
papist
papistic
papistical
papistically
papistries
papistry
papists
papized
paplike
papoose
papoose root
papooseroot
papooses (current term)
papovaviridae infections
papovavirus
papovaviruses
papoviruses
pappa
pappad
pappadam
pappadams
pappadom
pappadoms
pappads
pappadum
pappadums
pappardelle

Literary usage of Papooses

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1. History of Dakota Territory by George Washington Kingsbury, George Martin Smith (1915)
"Nursing sick papooses, making the savage lords wear flannels for possible rheumatism, seeing that the squaws bathe three times a day, in cold water, ..."

2. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1900)
"When Indians are ou the march or have a great distance to traverse, two Racks or receptacles containing papooses (Indian* children) are sometimes ..."

3. Commerce of the Prairies, Or, The Journal of a Santa Fè Trader: Or, The by Josiah Gregg (1845)
"... Alarm—Confusion in the Camp—Friendly Demonstrations of the Indians— The Pipe of Peace—Squaws and papooses—An Extemporary Village—Lose our Track—Search ..."

4. Philip Musgrave, Or, Memoirs of a Church of England Missionary in the North by Joseph Abbott (1846)
"A Journey—The Indians—Squaws—papooses—Bark Canoes—A Snag— An Accident—The Encampment—Starvation—The Relief—Home. I HAVE hitherto spoken only of my ..."

5. On the Cars and Off: Being the Journal of a Pilgrimage Along the Queen's by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1895)
"Some fine day we felt that Medicine Hat would be very much awake, when the BLACKFOOT INDIAN, WITH SQUAW AND papooses. lA'of mas. enormous grizzly bear kept ..."

6. The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52: Being a Series of by Thomas C. Russell (1922)
"... "Startlingly unsophisticated state of almost entire nudity"-Their filthy habits - papooses fastened in framework of light wood - Indian modes of fishing ..."

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