Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of Siwash sweater in English:
(In Canada) a thick sweater decorated with symbols or animals from the mythology of Indians of the northern Pacific coast.
- She made me untold numbers of Fisherman's knit sweaters, and Siwash sweaters, far too many to ever wear.
- Every person in her extended family eventually acquired a Siwash sweater or two from wool she had spun herself.
- Eileen asked if I had ever knit a Siwash sweater.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.