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Written by R A Williams and other people who wish to remain anonymous
wearing decorated coverings, especially the bridle and saddle of a horse
to be imprisoned
a Spanish word referring to the southernmost part of the Comanche territory, chiefly part of the high plains bounded by the Canadian River to the north and the Caprock Escarpment to the east. The Comancheria contained much of modern-day Texas
Spanish-speaking traders known for their willingness to trade with the Comanche
to not allowed something to be shared by others
the military equivalent of a vacation or leave of absence, when a soldier is permitted to leave the area for an extended period of time while still remaining a member of the military (not a discharge)
sticky and cohesive
impossible to erase
to move slowly and awkwardly
The Comanche name for themselves. In the Comanche language (which belonged to the Shoshone linguistic group) the word means "People"
to be happy or keep positive
an unexplainable event or occurrence
a form of plural marriage in which men had multiple wives
one of several Comanche tribes known particularly for their aggression. They were the last to sign a peace treaty of any sort, and defended the southernmost frontier of Comanche territory against the Spanish.
the name of the last great Comanche war chief; the word in Comanche language means "odor" or "fragrance"
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