Clarence glanced at the missourian; he was regarding the red-bearded miner with a singular curiosity.
The missourian took a position to one side, between Raoul and Auguste.
The missourian shook his head in reply to the accusations of his companion.
She may have a strain of missourian blood in her veins, and "She wants to be shown."
This was denied with warmth; a violent contest ensued, when, at last, the Mormon called the missourian a liar.
The lanky missourian reached out and grasped Charley's hand.
The missourian eyed them in silence, which was broken by the herb-doctor.
The missourian was not a fool like King Canute, who ordered back the waves.
With recourse to his great "breast-pocket code," the missourian runs over man after man, in his mind.
Do you know anything about this young missourian who is shining up to Bim?
originally a name for a group of native peoples among Chiwere (Siouan) tribes, from an Algonquian word recorded c.1700, literally "people of the big canoes." The expression I'm from Missouri, you'll have to show me is attested from at least c.1880. Related: Missourian.