Origin of nitchie

1785–95; < Ojibwa ni·či· my friend, extracted from the phrase po·žo· ni·či· “greetings, friend!”, a common salutation among men Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of nitchie

  • Siwash, and Nitchie Scott, find enemy's horses and drift them away out of reach.

    A Man in the Open

    Roger Pocock

  • Duncan had upbraided me for passing out my last five-dollar bill to that hungry Nitchie, but the poor woman needed it.

    The Prairie Child

    Arthur Stringer