Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A prison.

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Examples

  • The flat tray basket, called _tsa-naskú̆dĭ_, is much used in their domestic life.

    The North American Indian

  • The most pretentious basket is the _tus-naskú̆dĭ_, in general form like the _tus_, but much larger; it is used for the storage of grain.

    The North American Indian

  • The _tsa-naskú̆dĭ_ is a bowl or tray-shaped basket of splendid form, with symbolic decoration of intricate pattern.

    The North American Indian

  • A law of the cult brought about by the recent messiah religion is that every woman must have in readiness for use during the migration to the future world a _tus_, a _tú̆tza_, a _tsa-naskú̆dĭ_, and a gourd drinking-cup, all decorated with the cross and crescent.

    The North American Indian

  • The most pretentious basket is the immense _tus-naskú̆di_, urn-shaped, like the _tus_ — whence its name — and used principally for the storage of grain.

    The North American Indian

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  • Also naskin. "A prison or bridewell. The new nask; Clerkenwell bridewell. Tothil-fields nask; the bridewell at Tothil-fields. Cant."

    September 5, 2008