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Siwash

(ˈsaɪwɒʃ)
n
(Peoples) a North American Indian
adj
1. (Peoples) of, characteristic of, or relating to Indians
2. worthless, stingy, or bad: he's siwash.
[C19: from Chinook Jargon, from French sauvage savage]

siwash

(ˈsaɪwɒʃ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for Cowichan sweater
vb
(intr) (in the Pacific Northwest) to camp out with only natural shelter
[see Siwash]

siwash


Past participle: siwashed
Gerund: siwashing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am siwashing
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Present Perfect
I have siwashed
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Past Continuous
I was siwashing
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Past Perfect
I had siwashed
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Future
I will siwash
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Future Perfect
I will have siwashed
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Future Continuous
I will be siwashing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been siwashing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been siwashing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been siwashing
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Conditional
I would siwash
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Past Conditional
I would have siwashed
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References in classic literature ?
Latuya Bay called loudest, so that the summer of 1898 found him and his wife threading the mazes of the broken coast-line in seventy-foot Siwash canoes.
It is white man's trouble", he said, "not Siwash trouble.
They reached Circle City on the very day when some Siwash Indians came into the settlement with the report that there had been a rich gold strike farther up the river, on a certain Klondike Creek.
I also replaced the standard treble hook that adorns the spoon with a single TroKar siwash on which I pinched down the barb and dressed it with a 6-inch white curly-tail grub.
Tushingham knew his days at Siwash "were numbered'1'" when he received "a pirated copy, marked with a black spot, of Cuthbert's memo.
Open competition: construction of the bridge on the road victorious - siwash km 3 + 800 in dzhankoy district
Charbonneau will also focus in on a pair of stories called The Two Sisters and Siwash Rock.
As the family moves through the country, different locations are identified such as Chilko Lake, Siwash Bridge (and as far back as the whitewater), the Chilcotin River and the snow mountains.
Well, we are knee-deep in another commencement season, and therefore up to our eyeballs in the platitudinous pomposity and cliche-ridden oratory that passes for wisdom every May and June at Dear Old Siwash.
and me was squatting naked and sandy / At McClure Beach steaming mussels, eating / A pair of drunk Siwash starting a shellmound" (70).
Such glosses typically pair specific place names with common nouns that position them within more abstract categories, as, for instance, in the narrator's introduction of one local landmark: "At the bottom of the cliffs and to the left stood Siwash Rock, which pillared fifty feet out of the water near the shore.
As it happens, bearding winter is a fact of life at Siwash Lake Ranch, in the snow-blown foothills of British Columbia's Cariboo Mountains.