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"Hoosier" is a common moniker for a resident of Indiana.
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appellation, appellative, cognomen, compellation, denomination, denotation, designation, handle, name, nomenclature, title
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1851, in the meaning defined above
probably from Shelta (language of Irish itinerants) mŭnnik, modification of Irish ainm
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to move with a clumsy heavy tread
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