Definition of Tecumtha
1. Noun. A famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tecumtha
Literary usage of Tecumtha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. True Indian Stories: With Glossary of Indiana Indian Names by Jacob Piatt Dunn (1908)
"(From the only known portrait—a pencil sketch by Pierre le Drou, a young trader at Vincennes. Probably not an exact likeness. Represents Tecumtha in his ..."
2. True Indian Stories by Jacob Piatt Dunn (1908)
"Tecumtha. (From the only known portrait—a pencil sketch by Pierre le Drou, a young trader at Vincennes. ... Represents Tecumtha in his British uniform. ..."
3. Encyclopedic Dictionary of American Reference by John Franklin Jameson, James William Buel (1901)
"Here they were besieged, April 26, 1813, by more than 2000 British and Indians, commanded by General Procter and the chief Tecumtha. ..."
4. Harpers' Popular Cyclopaedia of United States History from the Aboriginal by Benson John Lossing (1881)
"The wily Prophet, who had been told by the British when a comet would appear, told the excited multitude that they would ее« the arm of Tecumtha, like pale ..."
5. Potter's American Monthly (1872)
"Shane did not recognize the body as that of Tecumtha, and Dr. Theobald believed it was not his. The late venerable John Johnson, of Dayton, Ohio, ..."