Sentence Examples

  • SCALPING, the custom of removing the skin of the skull, with hair attached.
  • Scalping was the usual form of mutilation from the earliest times.
  • Among the North American Indians scalping was always in the nature of a rite.
  • To facilitate the operation the braves wore long war-locks or scalping-tufts, as an implied challenge.
  • Scalping was sometimes adopted by the whites in their wars with the Redskins, and bounties have been offered for scalps several times in American history.

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