Thesaurus / war whoop
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The Indians had hesitated, but now they uttered the war whoop all together, and came on at their utmost speed.

The Keepers of the TrailJoseph A. Altsheler

The Comanches had been shouting the war whoop continuously, but now their cries began to die, and their fire died with it.

The Texan StarJoseph A. Altsheler

The war whoop is believed to have a positive magic power for the protection of the warrior, as well as for terrifying the foe.

The chief threw the back of his hand to his mouth and gave the war whoop.

As he turned the corner he caught sight of Don coming down the steps and gained that youths attention by a war whoop.

For the Honor of the SchoolRalph Henry Barbour

The peddler let out a war whoop and flew down the hillside like a thousand hornets had lit on him.

Suddenly the war whoop shrilled from the edge of the clearing.

Pioneers of the Old SouthwestConstance Lindsay Skinner

Then your tribe may give its war whoop as a sign of victory.

Thus encouraged the Indians rushed upon the British with war whoop and scalp cry.

Four American IndiansEdson L. Whitney

I remember the Indian war whoop, and the war dance—used to do that myself.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.