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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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siwash
Present
I siwash
you siwash
he/she/it siwashes
we siwash
you siwash
they siwash
Preterite
I siwashed
you siwashed
he/she/it siwashed
we siwashed
you siwashed
they siwashed
Present Continuous
I am siwashing
you are siwashing
he/she/it is siwashing
we are siwashing
you are siwashing
they are siwashing
Present Perfect
I have siwashed
you have siwashed
he/she/it has siwashed
we have siwashed
you have siwashed
they have siwashed
Past Continuous
I was siwashing
you were siwashing
he/she/it was siwashing
we were siwashing
you were siwashing
they were siwashing
Past Perfect
I had siwashed
you had siwashed
he/she/it had siwashed
we had siwashed
you had siwashed
they had siwashed
Future
I will siwash
you will siwash
he/she/it will siwash
we will siwash
you will siwash
they will siwash
Future Perfect
I will have siwashed
you will have siwashed
he/she/it will have siwashed
we will have siwashed
you will have siwashed
they will have siwashed
Future Continuous
I will be siwashing
you will be siwashing
he/she/it will be siwashing
we will be siwashing
you will be siwashing
they will be siwashing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been siwashing
you have been siwashing
he/she/it has been siwashing
we have been siwashing
you have been siwashing
they have been siwashing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been siwashing
you will have been siwashing
he/she/it will have been siwashing
we will have been siwashing
you will have been siwashing
they will have been siwashing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been siwashing
you had been siwashing
he/she/it had been siwashing
we had been siwashing
you had been siwashing
they had been siwashing
Conditional
I would siwash
you would siwash
he/she/it would siwash
we would siwash
you would siwash
they would siwash
Past Conditional
I would have siwashed
you would have siwashed
he/she/it would have siwashed
we would have siwashed
you would have siwashed
they would have siwashed
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References in classic literature ?
The Siwashes had waited on the white people until the eleventh hour, and then departed.
The two Siwashes put crosses opposite their signatures, received a summons to appear on the morrow with all their tribe for a further witnessing of things, and were allowed to go.
Here, circled solemnly about a barrel that stood on end in the snow, were Negook and Hadikwan, and all the Siwashes down to the babies and the dogs, come to see the way of the white man's law.
Pulled a gun on me one day and ran away with some Siwashes in a canoe.
When everyone is throwing 1/2- and 3/4-ounce spinnerbaits over submerged woody cover in knee-deep back bays and coves, we like casting big gold and silver Williams C90 HN Whitefish spoons with the treble hooks replaced by single Siwashes dressed with white curlytail grubs over the tops of the deepest cabbage stalks we can find.
The Los Angeles Looloos, Oakland Recruits, Portland Browns, Sacramento Senators, San Francisco Stars, and Seattle Siwashes banded together to create the PCL.