Savagery Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Savagery


  1. Apache Indians once fierce fighting tribe of American West. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 123]
  2. bandersnatch imaginary wild animal of great ferocity. [Br. Lit.: “Jabberwocky” in Through the Looking-Glass]
  3. berserkers ancient Norse warriors; assumed attributes of bears in battle. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 137]
  4. Comanche Indians warlike tribe of American West. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 607]
  5. Crommyonian sow ravager of the Corinthian countryside. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 237]
  6. Erymanthian boar ravaged Arcadian countryside until capture by Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 523]
  7. Huns Mongolian invaders of western Europe until 453. [Eur. Hist.: Espy, 167]
  8. Magua a renegade Huron who scalps white men. [Am. Lit.: The Pathfinder, Magill I, 715–717]
  9. mares of Diomedes lived on human flesh; their capture was Hercules’ eighth labor. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 149]
  10. Taras Bulba savage yet strangely devoted Cossack leader. [Russ. Lit.: Tarns Bulba, Walsh Modern, 77]
  11. Tartars 13th-century rapacious hordes of Genghis Khan. [Medieval Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1064]
  12. tiger aims at annihilating mankind. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 55]
  13. Vandals 5th-century sackers of Rome and its art. [Ital. Hist.: Espy, 168]