Definition of Hostiles

1. Noun. (plural of hostile) ¹



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Definition of Hostiles

1. hostile [n] - See also: hostile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hostiles

hostesse
hostessed
hostesses
hostessing
hostessship
hostie
hosties
hostile
hostile expedition
hostile fire
hostile takeover
hostile takeovers
hostile witness
hostile witnesses
hostilely
hostiles (current term)
hostilities
hostility
hostilize
hostilized
hostilizing
hosting
hostings
hostis humani generis
hostler
hostlers
hostless
hostly
hostmask
hostmasks

Literary usage of Hostiles

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1. The Black Hills, Or, The Last Hunting Ground of the Dakotahs: A Complete by Annie D. Tallent (1899)
"Of the hostiles besides Sitting Bull, Crow Foot, his young son, Little Assiniboine, his adopted brother, Catch-the- Bear, Brave Thunder, ..."

2. The Red Record of the Sioux: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian by Willis Fletcher Johnson (1891)
"THE hostiles COME TO PINK RIDGE—A MOTLEY PROCESSION—THEIR WEAPONS LEFT BEHIND, ... So at last it ended, and the hostiles came in to the Pine Ridge Agency. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... he lost faith in "the government and was induced to join the hostiles for a short period, but later he induced two- thirds of his tribe to return to the ..."

4. My Sixty Years on the Plains, Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting by William Thomas Hamilton (1905)
"Scouting for hostiles. A Want of Strategy. Some Actual Warfare. A Wild Scene. We Have a Close Encounter. We Rush the Knoll. A Night of Mingled Mourning and ..."

5. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Through 1744 the activities of the hostiles were 1 These cabins were log structures, but not calculated by their construction to withstand savage attack. ..."

6. History of North Carolina by Samuel A'Court Ashe (1908)
"White despoils the fields of the hostiles.—Baptism of Manteo.—Birth and christening of Virginia Dare.—White returns to England.—The Armada. ..."

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