Blackfoot



a member of a North American tribe of Indians of Algonquian stock.
the Algonquian language of the Blackfeet.
of or relating to the Blackfeet.
a town in SE Idaho.
Contemporary Examples

We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night Nathan Bradley Bethea June 1, 2014
Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean Pete Dexter March 22, 2014

Historical Examples

The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume 28 Various
History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians George Mogridge
Deerfoot in The Mountains Edward S. Ellis
Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne

noun
(pl) -feet, -foot. a member of a group of Native American peoples formerly living in the northwestern Plains
any of the languages of these peoples, belonging to the Algonquian family

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