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kanaka


kanaka


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kanacka  \Ka*nack"a\,  Kanaka  \Ka*na"ka\,  n.  [Native  name  prop., 
  a  man.] 
  A  native  of  the  Sandwich  Islands. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blackbird  \Black"bird\,  n. 
  1.  Among  slavers  and  pirates,  a  negro  or  Polynesian.  [Cant] 
 
  2.  A  native  of  any  of  the  islands  near  Queensland;  --  called 
  also  {Kanaka}.  [Australia]