warpath

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

warpath (plural warpaths)

  1. (historical) The route taken by a party of Native Americans going on a warlike expedition.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Schoolcraft to this entry?)
  2. (figuratively) A course of action that leads to battle or hostility.

Usage notes[edit]

This word is most often used in the phrase “on the warpath”.

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