- a member of a North American tribe of Indians of Algonquian stock.
- the Algonquian language of the Blackfeet.
- of or relating to the Blackfeet.
Origin of Blackfoot1
First recorded in 1785–95; translation of Blackfoot siksíka
- a town in SE Idaho.
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Examples from the Web for blackfoot
The soldiers in 2nd Platoon, Blackfoot Company discovered his rifle, helmet, body armor and web gear in a neat stack.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night
Nathan Bradley Bethea
June 2, 2014
It is more peaceful than the Blackfoot and runs in sight of the mountain peaks where there is always snow.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean
March 23, 2014
You are not a Piegan buck of the great Blackfoot nation; you are a woman.'Me-Smith'
"That must be somewheres over on the Blackfoot side," he announced.The Gold Girl
James B. Hendryx
I wonder that every one in the Blackfoot village was not killed!History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians
"Save yourself if you can," said the chief in the Blackfoot language as he set him loose.Daniel Boone
John S. C. Abbott
“Brighteyes is in the Blackfoot camp,” he continued, in growling explanation.The Prairie Chief
- plural -feet or -foot a member of a group of Native American peoples formerly living in the northwestern Plains
- any of the languages of these peoples, belonging to the Algonquian family
C19: translation of Blackfoot Siksika
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