Definition of Hielaman

1. an Australian Aboriginal narrow shield [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hielaman

hidroa
hidrocystoma
hidromeiosis
hidropoiesis
hidrosadenitis
hidroschesis
hidroses
hidrosis
hidrotic
hidrotics
hidy
hie
hied
hieing
hielaman (current term)
hielamans
hield
hiemal
hiems
hieracosphinx
hieracosphinxes
hierapicra
hierarch
hierarchal
hierarchial
hierarchic
hierarchical
hierarchical data structure

Literary usage of Hielaman

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... roundel, target, hielaman (Australia). 2. Referring to a protective covering of various animals: spec, buckler, cuirass, scute, scutellum. 8. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1897)
"The ethnological collection of the Australian Museum in Sydney contains a hielaman, or shield, from Queensland which has a longitudinal line and two median ..."

3. Reminiscences of Australia, with Hints on the Squatter's Life by Christopher Pemberton Hodgson (1846)
"If one offends another, by his order the two fight it out, each armed with waddie, hielaman and knife (made of a sharp point of agate and fixed tightly by ..."

4. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1889)
"I could trace the dark stain of blood on one iron wood hielaman. The spears were crossed in groups. • " On I went, the same thing meeting my eye everywhere, ..."

5. Extracts from the Style Book of the Government Printing Office by Geological Survey (U.S., United States Government Printing Office, Government Printing Office, George McLane Wood, Geological Survey (U.S.), United States (1915)
"... the plurals of which are formed by adding "s" and not by the termination "men." aman. hielaman. Mussulman. talisman, cayman. human. Ottoman. ..."

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