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  • noun Alternative form of Samoyed.

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Examples

  • Mussulmans, and with the heathen Lapp and Samoyede, and Ostiac, on the Murman coast of Russian Lapland, in the bleak Northern _tundra_, on the Petchora, and away beyond the Ural Spur, they found at last the rest they sought.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • The winter dwelling of the Lapp is called a _toopa_, a small smoky sod-covered hut, covering some 150 to 200 square feet; whereas in summer he lives in his _vieja_, a large wigwam resembling a Samoyede

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • The former, M. Verdier proves, by a long train of reasoning, to be descended from a Calmuck, who, in the year 622, (the year of M.homet's flight from M.cca) married a Samoyede woman, and, with

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 (of 3)

  • Siberian cur, with his sleigh and harness, and a very pretty Samoyede girl, the last with a view to ascertain the peculiar cast of features and shade of complexion which should mark a half-breed, which he was so fortunate as to possess in a short time thereafter, together with a couple of copies to bestow upon his friends.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 (of 3)

  • Samoyede of the _tundras_ to the Mohammedan Tartar of the Steppes.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • Mohammedan Tartars, the Jew is in every market-place, the native heathen races, Lapp, Samoyede, Ostiac, Yakout, and a score of others, are closely connected by the bonds of commerce: can it be wondered at if the ideas of the peasant become tinted by his surroundings?

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • The typical shallow observer, whose testimony has done so much to prevent anthropology from being a science, would conclude, if he happened to see a Samoyede on one of these "amorous evenings," that he

    Primitive Love and Love-Stories

  • Seven supernatural maidens, in a Samoyede _märchen_, are brought in their reindeer chariot to a lake, where the hero possesses himself of the best suit of garments he finds on the shore.

    The Science of Fairy Tales An Inquiry into Fairy Mythology

  • There may be some Laplanders about, and there is a Russian place called Kola about twenty miles up a river a little way past the island, and the natives might take us there if they came upon us, for they would not understand either Ostjak or the Samoyede dialect, and I don't suppose they would talk Russian.

    Condemned as a Nihilist A Story of Escape from Siberia

  • The Samoyede spoke to one of the women, and she set to work to clear out one of the tents.

    Condemned as a Nihilist A Story of Escape from Siberia

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