Definition of Manitous

1. Noun. (plural of manitou) ¹



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Definition of Manitous

1. manitou [n] - See also: manitou

Manitous Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manitous

manipulator
manipulators
manipulatory
maniraptor
maniraptoran
maniraptorans
manis
manism
manist
manita
manitas
manito
manitoba
manitos
manitou
manitous (current term)
manitrunk
manitu
manitus
maniverter
manjack
manjacks
manjee
manjees
manjiroite
manjis
mankier
mankiest
mankin

Literary usage of Manitous

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1. A Pilgrimage in Europe and America, Leading to the Discovery of the Sources by Giacomo Costantino Beltrami (1828)
"I ought here to remark to you, that the dog, on whatever occasion they sacrifice it, is always an offering to the manitous, and the eating of it is no less ..."

2. The Conquest of Canada by George Warburton (1849)
"A distinguished chief is appointed to take charge of the manitous or guardian powers of each warrior; they are collected, carefully placed in a box, ..."

3. The Works of Francis Parkman by Francis Parkman, John Fiske (1897)
"manitous. — THE ARKANSAS.— THE ILLINOIS.— JOLIET'S MISFORTUNE. — MARQUETTE AT CHICAGO : HIS ILLNESS ; HIS DEATH. IP Talon had remained in the colony, ..."

4. Publication by Illinois State Historical Society, Illinois State Historical Library (1908)
"He fell directly between the two manitous, and assuming his proper form, quickly sent ... Then the manitous howled so loud ivith pain that the earth shook, ..."

5. Curiosities of Savage Life by James Greenwood (1865)
"When he had no longer any doubt of the misfortune which had befallen him, his fury knew no bounds ; he declared war against the wicked manitous, ..."

6. Fox Texts by William Jones (1907)
"Straightway he began shooting at the manitous, first at one of the manitous ... And then they say that very sick became the manitous upon whom Wisa'ka had ..."

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