Barotse



noun
(pl) -se, -ses. a member of a Negroid people of central Africa living chiefly in SW Zambia
the language spoken by this people; Lozi
Historical Examples

One day we passed some barotse lads who had speared an alligator, and were waiting in expectation of its floating soon after.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone

The barotse, being a tribe of boatmen, managed their canoes admirably.
Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston

The barotse valley contains great numbers of large black geese.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone

The native of Capetown is not like the Zulu, nor the barotse.
Seven Legs Across the Seas Samuel Murray

He had ascended the barotse valley, but was pursued by the Matebele, as Mosilikatse never could forgive his former defeats.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone

The ceremonies among the barotse or Marotse are somewhat more elaborate for a girl of the royal family.
Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I. Sir James George Frazer

Those who said this were young barotse who had been drilled to fighting by Sebituane, and used shields of ox-hide.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone

There were headaches and heartaches among those barotse tribes to whom Fred Arnot went!
A Handful of Stars Frank W. Boreham

But the lands both east and west of the barotse valley are free from this insect plague.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone

The authorities at barotse, The Globe tells us, have put a price on the heads of all lions there.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 25, 1914 Various

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