Synonyms for papooses

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pa-poos, puh-
Phonetic Transcription : pæˈpus, pə-

Top 10 synonyms for papooses Other synonyms for the word papooses

Définition of papooses

Origin :
  • 1630s, from Narragansett papoos "child," or a similar New England Algonquian word; said to mean literally "very young."
  • As in baby : noun infant
  • As in milquetoast : noun baby
  • As in neonate : noun baby
  • As in nursling : noun baby
Example sentences :
  • He hear water-spirits say to Mighty Hand that they have papooses.
  • Extract from : « The Fiery Totem » by Argyll Saxby
  • It would gladden the eyes of the pale-faces to see their papooses by another sun?
  • Extract from : « The Fiery Totem » by Argyll Saxby
  • Martin had three papooses (as the Indians call the children) by the Strawberry.
  • Extract from : « The Settlers in Canada » by Frederick Marryat
  • Russian babies are usually swaddled tightly, like American papooses.
  • Extract from : « Russian Fairy Tales » by W. R. S. Ralston
  • We'll make a lot of those Indians wish that they had stayed at home with their papooses.
  • Extract from : « Spacehounds of IPC » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • Women were sitting on the floor, some with papooses strapped to their backs.
  • Extract from : « Land of the Burnt Thigh » by Edith Eudora Kohl
  • Women sat on the floor, papooses on their backs, beadwork in hand.
  • Extract from : « Land of the Burnt Thigh » by Edith Eudora Kohl
  • “The papooses of the Indian make the white man happy,” he said simply.
  • Extract from : « The Watchers of the Plains » by Ridgewell Cullum
  • The warriors hunt; the cihuatls prepare the food, and nurse the papooses.
  • Extract from : « The Indian Scout » by Gustave Aimard
  • How the white traders would laugh at them, and call them papooses.
  • Extract from : « The Chief of the Ranges » by H. A. Cody

Antonyms for papooses

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