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Definitions of mohawk

mohawk (ˈməʊhɔːk

Definitions

noun

  1. (skating) a half turn from either edge of either skate to the corresponding edge of the other skate
  2. (US & and Canadian) a punk hairstyle in which the head is shaved at the sides and the remaining strip of hair is worn stiffly erect and sometimes brightly coloured. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): : mohican

Word Origin

C19: after Mohawk1

Mohawk1 (ˈməʊhɔːk

Definitions

noun

  1. (plural) -hawks or -hawk a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Mohawk River; one of the Iroquois peoples
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family

Mohawk2 (ˈməʊhɔːk

Definitions

noun

  1. a river in E central New York State, flowing south and east to the Hudson River at Cohoes: the largest tributary of the Hudson. Length: 238 km (148 miles)

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