Definition of Siwash sweater in English:

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Siwash sweater

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noun

(In Canada) a thick sweater decorated with symbols or animals from the mythology of Indians of the northern Pacific coast.
Example sentences
  • 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.
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