Origin of Cochise1
Definition for cochise (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for cochise
He was no Cochise or Mangas Coloradas—the two great Apache war chiefs he fought under.Mike Leach Tackles Geronimo the Motivational Murderer|James A. Warren|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ivie, who was with the Border Patrol for four years, worked in Cochise County, which sits in the pathway of the drug war.
In the border area of Cochise County, there is a large fence near Naco and another fence 25 miles east at Douglas.
Four of my young men will take you to a good place,” Cochise told him, “and after the third day they will bring you back.
The next morning, at the hour which he had named, Cochise breathed his last.
If the girl was not mistaken, Slade would take Elsie away with him and chance the revenge of Cochise.Bloom of Cactus|Robert Ames Bennet
There was Cochise, who had needed ten years of bloody war to teach him what Mangus Coloradus had been taught by his own wisdom.The Story of Geronimo|James Arthur Kjelgaard
When all these are gone, then go you to the highest rock on the southerly pinnacle of Cochise's Stronghold.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
British Dictionary definitions for cochise
Word Origin and History for cochise
(c.1815-1874), leader of the Chiricahua Apache people; his name is Athabaskan, perhaps from chizh "firewood" (cf. ko-chizh "his firewood"), or from ch'izhi "the rough one."