Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Crow1.

Etymologies

Crow, children of the long-beaked bird.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The Absaroke were the friends of the Yellow-Eyes who had a little fort at the mouth of the Muscleshell, where they gave their guns and gauds in great quantities.

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  • Absaroka : Absaroke : MT, WY the native tribal name of the Crow.

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  • He accused them of perfidy, and warned them that from thence on no more traders would ever come into their country, but would give their guns to the Absaroke, who would thus be able to overwhelm them in war.

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  • Some dog of an Absaroke who follows the Grey Fox may see them.

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  • Restless young men beat up the country in search of adventure; and only this day a party had arrived with Absaroke scalps which they were dancing after the sun had gone.

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  • Yellow-Eyes kill all my band when we went against the Absaroke.

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  • As the Bat took it in his hand he felt a nervous thrill, such as he had not experienced since the night he had pulled the dripping hair from the Absaroke.

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  • The white chief glanced at the boy as he sat there on a sturdy little clip-maned war-pony -- the one he had stolen from the Absaroke.

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  • When quite near, the Absaroke spoke in his own language, but White

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  • The miniature war-party got at last into the Absaroke country.

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