Definition of Siwashes

1. siwash [n] - See also: siwash



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siwashes

sitzkrieg
sitzkriegs
sitzmark
sitzmarks
siu mei
siu yook
siv
siva
sivatherium
siver
sivered
sivering
sivers
sivvens
siwash
siwashes (current term)
siwin
six-figure
six-footedness
six-footer
six-gilled shark
six-gun
six-guns
six-leggedness
six-lined racerunner
six-membered
six-pack
six-packs
six-penny nail

Literary usage of Siwashes

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

1. Cruisings in the Cascades: A Narrative of Travel, Exploration, Amateur by George O. Shields (1889)
"Seymour claimed to have killed twenty-three in March last, just after the winter snows had gone off, and a party of seven siwashes from Chehalis had killed ..."

2. Our Arctic Province: Alaska and the Seal Islands by Henry Wood Elliott (1886)
"The Toilet and Dress of Alaskan siwashes.—The Unwritten Law of the Indian Village.—What Constitutes a Chief.—The Tribal Boundaries and their Scrupulous ..."

3. Our Arctic Province, Alaska and the Seal Islands by Henry Wood Elliott (1906)
"The Toilet and Dress of Alaskan siwashes.—The Unwritten Law of the Indian Village. ... siwashes ..."

4. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1894)
"Do the men in the trade sell liquor to siwashes? ... They are generally a very low class of men, who buy liquor in order to sell it again to the siwashes. ..."

5. Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Fleming's Expedition Through Canada in 1872 by George Monro Grant (1877)
"The workmen represented the various nationalities scattered everywhere along the Pacific coast, Whites, Chinese, siwashes ..."

6. Review of Historical Publications Relating to Canada by University of Toronto (1905)
"The Indian village at the north end of the old town is still occupied by a dwindling tribe of siwashes, who get their living from the river as they have ..."

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