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  • n. Alternative spelling of moccasin.

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  • n. Variant spelling of moccasin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They were coated with ice; the thick German socks were like sheaths of iron half-way to the knees; and the mocassin strings were like rods of steel all twisted and knotted as by some conflagration.

    To Build A Fire

  • To my dismay the boulder was already occupied by a big ole water mocassin.

    Tell me about your run-ins with snakes.

  • Now granted, we also saw a couple of gators and a water mocassin too, but it sure was fun.

    A Stock Argument

  • Everyday objects have Indian names: boucane for smoke, cacaoui for an older woman, mocassin for a soft shoe, micouène for a wooden spoon.

    Champlain's Dream

  • I skipped around in black oversized Oingo Boingo t-shirts with ripped jeans and knee-high stoner-style mocassin boots or psychedelic mini a-line dresses and bloomers with crimped hair and combat boots.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • While shadesong opened the door, I grabbed a towel because I had no idea if it really wasn't just a tiny poisonous sucker, although it clearly wasn't a rattler, copperhead, or water mocassin, which are the big ones to worry about around here, grabbed the sucker, who was not happy, and ran with it to the door to throw it into the driveway.

    There are snakes, on the floor!

  • Isaac drew a design on the ground with a stick, then rubbed it out with the toe of his mocassin.

    Betrayed!

  • Mocassin seams are variants of open seams and are most often used to attach mocassin aprons to their vamp wings.

    Chapter 5

  • Covered mocassin seams, in which the edge of the apron is doubled over the vamp, are more weather-proof than open seams, but hand stitching of the latter takes less than half as much time as on the former.

    Chapter 5

  • "Wild cat," muttered the Indian, turning the dead animal over with his mocassin, so that its formidable claws could be seen, "easy killum dog."

    The Boy Scouts on the Yukon

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