- squaw (n.)
- "American Indian woman," 1630s, from Massachuset (Algonquian) squa "woman" (cognate with Narraganset squaws "woman"). "Over the years it has come to have a derogatory sense and is now considered offensive by many Native Americans" [Bright]. Widespread in U.S. place names, sometimes as a translation of a local native word for "woman."
- 1. The Comanches called It'squaw's Head Rock.
- 2. Sell your soul for that, do , dyed rags pinned round a squaw.
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