Samoyedes

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Samoyedes (Ethnol) An ignorant and degraded Turanian tribe which occupies a portion of Northern Russia and a part of Siberia.
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Usage

In literature:

Samoyedes, power of finding their way in fog.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Whatever geographical information could be obtained from such a source was imparted by the wandering Samoyedes.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
The Samoyedes inhabit tents made of reindeer skins, such as the Ostyaks used to live in.
"Far Off" by Favell Lee Mortimer
Memoires sur les Samoyedes et les Lappous.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
The scattered aboriginals are Tunguse and Samoyedes.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Bought of a Samoyede fisherman two magnificent salmon.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
Have you ever heard of any of the Ostjaks or Samoyedes being frozen to death?
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
In Northern Asia the moon had adoring admirers among the Samoyedes, the Morduans, the Tschuwasches, and other tribes.
"Moon Lore" by Timothy Harley
The Samoyede bows to the Sun every morning and every evening and says.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
The Samoyedes and natives of Northern Siberia have no vehicles but sledges.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
Ostiak and Vogul, like Samoyede, have a dual.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
Figure to yourself Samoyedes and Ostiacs who read Aristotle.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Circassians and Samoyedes have similar rules.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The daughter of a Samoyede chief wrote to you from the summit of Vesuvius!
"Tales From Jókai" by Mór Jókai
The catalogue stated that it was a Samoyede.
"The Dogs of Boytown" by Walter A. Dyer
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