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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Christian native of the Philippine Islands who has left his village and lives in the mountains.

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  • a kind of anti-Caspar Hauser (from which we derive the word antimacassar, a protective cloth to shield your furniture from wild men with greasy hair)

    January 18, 2009


  • ~someone who has fled to the mountains; a person who has renounced civilization

    January 18, 2009