Origin of Chilcat
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
- 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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Examples from the Web for chilcat
That they were Chilcat traders and plunderers he was well aware.
He thought of what he had heard that morning about the Chilcat spies.
He understood why the son of the Chilcat chief should seek to obtain this maiden.
They wish to crawl like dogs at the feet of the Chilcat wolves.
"Let the chief of the Ayana put aside his axe," the Chilcat responded.