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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A white or other non–Native American man having a Native American wife and usually living with her people.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An Indian who does woman's work; an effeminate.
  • noun A white man who has married a squaw, and has become more or less identified with the Indians and their mode of life: so called in contempt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Western U. S. A white man who has married an Indian squaw; sometimes, one who has gained tribal rights by such a marriage; -- often a term of contempt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a white man married to a North American Indian woman

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