from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people inhabiting northeast Oregon and southeast Washington.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The extinct traditional language of the Cayuse, not closely related to any other.
- n. The dialect of Nez Perce spoken by the Cayuse in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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- proper n. a Native American tribe from Oregon
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The winery is called Cayuse, after a Native American people in the area, but there is also the double entendre with Barons native French, cailloux, which means rocks.
These latter were a Chinese cook named Algy, a Piute Indian half-breed called Cayuse, and two rare souls -- Napoleon G. Blink and
I was riding a powerful "Cayuse" or western horse, which Captain "Rudd" Marshall, with rare good judgment, had selected for me at Valcartier.
Shortest route probably would be Cayuse - back in the 50s there was a movement to tunnel there. blog comments powered by Disqus publicola nerds
At least one WA representative (Betz, Cayuse, K, Royal City, something!!!) should have been included if you intended to make this comprehensive.
It goes: Emptiness cannot be compressed, nor can it fight abuse, nor is there an endless west hosting elk, antelope and a tough Cayuse (ph).
Cayuse wines are also well priced; the Grenache "God Only Knows" costs $60 a bottle but could be matched against any top Ch teanueuf-du-Pape.
I followed him inside the rambling barbed wire, shaking my head and muttering “Cayuse?”
Accenture is teaming with the Umatilla Native American tribe to create Cayuse Technologies, a call center and information technology outsourcing company within the United States.
Or make it a three-pack with a Pepper Bridge, Woodward Canyon and Cayuse, who makes impressive Merlot, Cabernet, and Syrah respectively.