wooden Indian

noun

Definition of wooden Indian

: a wooden image of a standing American Indian brave used especially formerly as a sign for a cigar store

First Known Use of wooden Indian

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Wooden Indian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wooden%20Indian. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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