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Tribesman   /trˈaɪbzmæn/   Listen
Tribesman

noun
(pl. tribesmen)
1.
Someone who lives in a tribe.






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"Tribesman" Quotes from Famous Books



... land. Tribe wars with tribe. The people of one valley fight with those of the next. To the quarrels of communities are added the combats of individuals. Khan assails khan, each supported by his retainers. Every tribesman has a blood feud with his neighbor. Every man's hand is against the other, ...
— The Story of the Malakand Field Force • Sir Winston S. Churchill

... Axius, my fellow tribesman, and I had cast our votes at the comitia for the election of aediles, and, although it was the heat of the day, we wished to be on hand when the candidate whom we were supporting should go home. So Axius said to me: "What would you think of taking ...
— Roman Farm Management - The Treatises Of Cato And Varro • Marcus Porcius Cato

... took leave of us, and went his way by night." To my mind, words of wonderful suggestiveness. You see the wild, eastern landscape, upon which the sun has set. There are the Hellenes, safe for the moment on their long march, and there the mountain tribesman, the serviceable barbarian, going away, alone, with his tempting guerdon, into the hazards of ...
— The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft • George Gissing



Words linked to "Tribesman" :   kin group, kinship group, tribe, kindred, clan, kin, member, fellow member



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