Definition of Taiaha

1. a Maori weapon [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taiaha

tahinas
tahini
tahinis
tahoka daisy
tahr
tahrs
tahsil
tahsildar
tahsildars
tahsils
tai-chi
tai chi
tai chi chuan
tai chi chuans
tai chis
taiaha (current term)
taiahas
taichi
taig
taiga
taigas
taiglach
taigle
taigled
taigles
taigling
taigs
taihoa
taiji
taijis

Literary usage of Taiaha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Te Ika a Maui, Or, New Zealand and Its Inhabitants: Illustrating the Origin by Richard Taylor (1870)
"... had almost as much command over their toes as fingers, and could lay hold of substances with them, and pick up anything with ease. HE taiaha, OR CHIEF'S ..."

2. New Zealand of To-day by John Bradshaw (1888)
"... The sibyl Mere Taipu — A Tauranga prophet — Maori poetry — War-song and a lover's complaint — How the chiefs live — The taiaha — Abolition of the ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The taiaha is rather a long-handled club than a spear. ... In his right hand he brandished a taiaha, a six-foot Maori broadsword of hard wood, ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The taiaha is rather a long-handled club than a spear. ... 80 : taiaha, a six-foot Maori broadsword of " In his right hand he brandished a hard wood, ..."

5. Te Ika a Maui, Or, New Zealand and Its Inhabitants: Illustrating the Origin by Richard Taylor (1870)
"... had almost as much command over their toes as fingers, and could lay hold of substances with them, and pick up anything with ease. HE taiaha, OR CHIEF'S ..."

6. New Zealand of To-day by John Bradshaw (1888)
"... The sibyl Mere Taipu — A Tauranga prophet — Maori poetry — War-song and a lover's complaint — How the chiefs live — The taiaha — Abolition of the ..."

7. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The taiaha is rather a long-handled club than a spear. ... In his right hand he brandished a taiaha, a six-foot Maori broadsword of hard wood, ..."

8. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The taiaha is rather a long-handled club than a spear. ... 80 : taiaha, a six-foot Maori broadsword of " In his right hand he brandished a hard wood, ..."

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