- n. Plural form of pappoose.
“But these "pappooses," so quaint and small, so very helpless, were entirely dependent upon the succor of”
“All this was beyond me, and I told him so, and we parted good friends, while he shook his long head and went home to feed many pappooses.”
“Southwestern shore of the Lake were formerly more wretched than now -- the squaws more ragged, and the pappooses more Squalléd; and when CARVER came through he established a charity soup-house near the western extremity.”
“In front of the house I found quite a number of Indian braves, with their squaws and pappooses, all riding on sorry-looking ponies.”
“A chief with his two squaws and two pappooses were coaxed into a picture-car, one day, to be photographed.”
“No wonder, then, that coming unexpectedly on the dead elk Bluff had shot, they had stolen it, for hunger stalked in their miserable camp, and the pappooses cried for the food the braves could not supply.”
“When he and his family resisted they were ignominiously exiled, and sent forth to face the world without means for providing food for the squaws and pappooses.”
“Most of them have squaw wives, and are rearing large families of ugly pappooses, and many have amassed wealth by their long trade with the fur companies.”
“In it were not only braves, but also squaws and pappooses, and a few negroes.”
“For, several times runners had come in hot haste bidding the squaws flee with their pappooses to the forest and hide there till the palefaces had passed.”
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