Definition of Cannibals

1. Noun. (plural of cannibal) ¹



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Definition of Cannibals

1. cannibal [n] - See also: cannibal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannibals

cannibalise
cannibalised
cannibalises
cannibalising
cannibalism
cannibalisms
cannibalistic
cannibalistically
cannibalization
cannibalizations
cannibalize
cannibalized
cannibalizes
cannibalizing
cannibally
cannibals (current term)
cannie
cannier
canniest
cannikin
cannikins
cannily
canniness
canninesses
canning
cannings
cannister
cannisters
cannit
cannizzarite

Literary usage of Cannibals

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1. Nursery Tales, Traditions, and Histories of the Zulus in Their Own Words by Henry Callaway (1868)
"When the cannibals went away, they had exhorted her, saying, ... For they were afraid of other cannibals ; for they would come if they smelt the odour of ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"cannibals.—Lamb writes to his friend Manning to dissuade him from going to China, and endeavors to instil the fear of cannibals into his mind: "Some say the ..."

3. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"THE CONVERTED cannibals UPON an island, all alone, They lived, in the Pacific; ... Though cannibals by birth were they, Yet, since they'd first existed, ..."

4. In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country: A Record of Travel and Discovery in by Albert Bushnell Lloyd (1900)
"... start—A struggle for dear life—A great loss—cannibals of the Upper ... canoe swamped—Among the cannibals—Their dress —Their habits—The kola nut—Iron ..."

5. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Forests—Cape Horn—Wigwam Cove—Miserable Condition of the Savages—Famines—cannibals—Matricide—Religious Feelings — Great Gale—Beagle Channel — Ponsonby ..."

6. Travels in the United States, Etc.: During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"Intention to go to Lima—Dinner to Ex-cannibals—Theatricals in Panama ... It must be rather a nervous affair having a party of ex-cannibals to dinner. ..."

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