Definition of Jayhawkers

1. Noun. (plural of jayhawker) ¹



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Definition of Jayhawkers

1. jayhawker [n] - See also: jayhawker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jayhawkers

jaws
jaws of death
jaws of life
jawsmith
jawsmiths
jawy
jaxies
jaxy
jay
jaybird
jaybirds
jayet
jaygee
jaygees
jayhawker
jayhawkers (current term)
jaylike
jays
jayvee
jayvees
jaywalk
jaywalked
jaywalker
jaywalkers
jaywalking
jaywalks
jazel
jazels
jazeraint
jazeraints

Literary usage of Jayhawkers

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1. Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1907)
"[November 1, 1866] BANDS of men styling themselves "Regulators," "jayhawkers," and "Black-horse cavalry," have infested different parts of the State, ..."

2. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"It now came the turn for the Kansas "jayhawkers" to invade the Missouri border ... Some of the "jayhawkers" made raids into Missouri for the purpose of ..."

3. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
"The jayhawkers.—The Victory of " the Five Hundred."—General Price's Achievements.—His Retreat and the necessity for it.—Operations of General Jeff. ..."

4. The Wolf Hunters: A Story of the Buffalo Plains by Robert Morris Peck (1914)
"... CHAPTER VI STANDING OFF THE jayhawkers "II/HILE Jack and I stowed away the sack of *™ corn and waited for Tom's reply to my question, he stood watching ..."

5. The Iron Furnace: Or, Slavery and Secession by John Hill Aughey (1863)
"... out of the Federal Lines—Resisting the Conscript Law—Kansas jayhawkers—Guarding Rebel Property—Perfidy of Secessionists—Plea for Emancipation—The South ..."

6. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1861 We are soldiers, not thieves or plunderers or jayhawkers. ... 1862 There can be no doubt that the party found are a gang of jayhawkers a part of the ..."

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