It is my conviction that Shakespeare's sailor-talk would be Choctaw to him.
But in the Choctaw language, syllables often end with consonants.
In a council of officers now called, he advocated this plan, but the Choctaw leaders would not listen to a proposal like this.
Some of the leading pioneers of the Choctaw nation were buried here.
It acted like a charm: giving a loud yell of defiance, the old Choctaw sprang into the middle of the floor.
His ways remain strange to us and his language no more familiar than Choctaw.
He afterward held the appointment of Indian commissioner to the Chickasaw and Choctaw.
The boy, with boys, is a Choctaw; and either the influence or the protection of women is shameful.
I was anxious to know if he intended to travel through the Choctaw nation, and soon managed to learn.
This they have done in the western part of the Choctaw country for the sum of £106,000.
1722, from Choctaw Chahta, of uncertain meaning, but also said to be from Spanish chato "flattened," for the tribe's custom of flattening the heads of male infants. As a figure skating step, first recorded 1892. Sometimes used in 19c. American English as typical of a difficult or incomprehensible language (cf. Greek in this sense from c.1600).