tribesman [trahybz-muh n] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural tribes·men.

  1. a member of a tribe.

Origin of tribesman 1790–1800; tribe + ‘s1 + -man Related formsnon·tribes·man, noun, plural non·tribes·men. Examples from the Web for tribesman Historical Examples of tribesman

  • I would speak to my tribesman,” he said, “here, where all may hear.

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  • They were more than gods to the Celtic tribesman—they were kinsmen.

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  • The slaying of a tribesman need not in all cases cause a war.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6


  • A tribesman’s property consisted of his cattle and his serfs.

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  • It was also plain that the Mohawks were about ready to rush to the assistance of their tribesman.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for tribesman tribesman noun plural -men

    1. a member of a tribe
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