Kinkaider

noun
Kin·​kaid·​er | \ kinˈkādə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of Kinkaider

: a settler on free land in Nebraska under terms of the Kinkaid Act in 1904 which allowed each bona fide settler 640 acres upon payment of a filing fee of 14 dollars the place Kinkaiders make their home and prairie chickens freely roam— Carl Sandburg

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History and Etymology for Kinkaider

Moses P. Kinkaid †1922 American congressman + English -er

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“Kinkaider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kinkaider. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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