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Kiowa

[kahy-uh-wuh, -wah, -wey] /ˈkaɪ ə wə, -ˌwɑ, -ˌweɪ/
noun, plural Kiowas (especially collectively) Kiowa for 1.
1.
a member of a Plains Indian people of the southwestern U.S.
2.
a language that is closely related to Tanoan and is the language of the Kiowa people.
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  • They struggled, their bodies so close that the Kiowa could not use his rifle.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • When Roberts crept away into the darkness he carried with him the knife of the Kiowa.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • No Kiowa shall ever cross my trail and live—no, not if I hang for it.

    George at the Fort

    Harry Castlemon
  • Do you reckon you could tell the trail of a Kiowa from the track of a coyote?

    George at the Fort

    Harry Castlemon
  • These salty-dogs but crave To pull them out the grave Just one Kiowa spur.

    Cowboy Songs Various
  • At that Kiowa Bill fired, striking the cowboy in the neck, breaking it.

  • The Kiowa's biscuits were light and tasty and his coffee strong.

    Sixes and Sevens

    O. Henry
  • Time was when Kiowa used to beat us and look bored about it, but that was all in the misty past.

    At Good Old Siwash George Fitch
  • The Kiowa men looked a little dazed, but they didn't have time to comment.

    At Good Old Siwash George Fitch
  • On every side the Kiowa players bowed to them and shook hands with them.

    At Good Old Siwash George Fitch

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