noun Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive.
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Origin of Red Indian
Words nearby Red Indian
Example sentences from the Web for Red Indian
Pemmican—that early form of potted meat so familiar to the readers of Red-Indian romances—was made of the lean meat of the bison.Pioneers in Canada|Sir Harry Johnston
To think that you are tied hard and fast—irrevocably—to—a red-Indian—a painted savage—a Hottentot.The Big Otter|R.M. Ballantyne
It was butcher's work, quick and skilful, like red-Indian scalping.Now It Can Be Told|Philip Gibbs
Such horrible shrieks and appalling yells would startle a Red-Indian war-whoop into fits.In Eastern Seas|J. J. Smith
Dick's mother followed him obediently, and was very Red-Indian.The New Gulliver and Other Stories|Barry Pain