/ (ˈkluːtʃmən) /

noun plural -mans or -men

Northwestern Canadian a North American Indian womanAlso called: klootch, klooch


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Word Origin for klootchman

C19: from Chinook Jargon, from Nootka hlotssma woman, wife

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