Chilcat

[ chil-kat ]
/ ˈtʃɪl kæt /
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noun, plural Chil·cats, (especially collectively) Chil·cat.


Origin of Chilcat

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

Chilkat

or Chil·cat

[ chil-kat ]
/ ˈtʃɪl kæt /

noun, plural Chil·kats, (especially collectively) Chil·kat.

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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