Squaw (?), n. [Massachusetts Indian squa, eshqua; Narragansett squaws; Delaware ochqueu, and khqueu; used also in compound words (as the names of animals) in the sense of female.]
A female; a woman; -- in the language of Indian tribes of the Algonquin family, correlative of sannup.
Old squaw. Zool. See under Old.
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