Definitions

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  • adj. Not scalped.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ scalped

Examples

  • Five Indians lay dead upon the ground _unscalped_!

    The White Chief A Legend of Northern Mexico

  • His body was stripped, and left in the water, but unscalped.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • At night one of two Indians who started on an express to the Nez Perces Camp returned with three blankets one white shirt and tobacco and powder which articles they found buried with a Blackfoot Indian who was unscalped two bullets through his head and one through his body We apprehend that there has been a battle between the Blackfoot Indians and perhaps the whites.

    N. Wyeth's Journal - First Expedition

  • a taste of blood and there won't be a white unscalped to the Rockies!

    Lords of the North

  • Mordecai the Jew sitting at the gate of the Temple; that is to say, as long as there is one Cockney pericranium left unscalped by the tomahawks of our satire. "

    Early Reviews of English Poets

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