- Northwestern Canadian a North American Indian womanAlso called: klootch, klooch
C19: from Chinook Jargon, from Nootka hlotssma woman, wife
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Examples from the Web for klootchman
Yes; three siwashes and a klootchman, as they call themselves—three men and a woman.To The West
George Manville Fenn
It is the swifter way, and if the white Klootchman come this way, she has gone through these gates of the waters.A Mating in the Wilds
A klootchman we had not noticed before looked up, and said mournfully, "No," it was her "little woman."
Then the medicine man and his klootchman and the children climbed out of the cloud and came down the mountain side.
The medicine man told his klootchman and his children to climb up the arrow trail.