hat-field mccoy feuds

Hatfield-McCoy Feud

[hat-feeld-muh-koi]
noun U.S. History.
a blood feud between two mountain clans on the West Virginia–Kentucky border, the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky, that grew out of their being on opposite sides during the Civil War and was especially violent during 1880–90.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hat-field mccoy feuds
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: hat-field mccoy feud's
Next Definition: hat-pin
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hat-field mccoy feuds
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hat-field mccoy feuds
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;