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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Redskin \Red"skin`\ (-sk?n`), n.
1. A common appellation for a North American Indian; -- so
called from the color of the skin. It is now considered
pejorative by some persons of North American Indian
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. (Football) A member of the Washington Redskins, a football
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: (slang) offensive term for Native Americans [syn:
Redskin, Injun, red man]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
41 Moby Thesaurus words for "redskin":
American Indian, Amerind, Australian aborigine, Bushman, Caucasian,
Indian, Malayan, Mister Charley, Mongolian, Negrillo, Negrito,
Negro, Oriental, Red Indian, WASP, black, black man, blackfellow,
boy, brown man, burrhead, colored person, coon, darky, gook, honky,
jigaboo, jungle bunny, nigger, niggra, ofay, paleface, pygmy,
red man, slant-eye, spade, the Man, white, white man, whitey,
From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :
RED-SKIN, n. A North American Indian, whose skin is not red -- at
least not on the outside.
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