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Chilcat

[chil-kat] /ˈtʃɪl kæt/
noun, plural Chilcats (especially collectively) Chilcat.
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Origin of Chilcat
1835-1845
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45

Chilkat

or Chilcat

[chil-kat] /ˈtʃɪl kæt/
noun, plural Chilkats (especially collectively) Chilkat.
1.
a member of an Indian people of the Pacific coastal area of southeastern Alaska belonging to the Tlingit group of Indians.
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