cannibal

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cannibal

a. a person who eats the flesh of other human beings
b. (as modifier): cannibal tribes
References in classic literature ?
This account cleared up the otherwise unaccountable mystery, and showed that the landlord, after all, had had no idea of fooling me --but at the same time what could I think of a harpooneer who stayed out a Saturday night clean into the holy Sabbath, engaged in such a cannibal business as selling the heads of dead idolators?
The next moment the light was extinguished, and this wild cannibal, tomahawk between his teeth, sprang into bed with me.
Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
You don't really believe they are cannibals, do you?
Also, one gruesome vision he caught of his own head, sun-dried and smoke-cured, ornamenting the canoe house of a cannibal village.
I hope I have given some assurance that the adventures of my dog hero in this novel are real adventures in a very real cannibal world.
One reason is that were I to eat pumpkins I would become a cannibal, and the other reason is that I never eat, not being hollow inside.
The Arab raiders have returned with their cannibal slaves for our ivory and our women
So you say, so you say," the old cannibal murmured soothingly.
Reach out Thy hand, O Lord, and save Fiji, poor cannibal Fiji.
His thin, little body had grown steadily thinner since he had come among the apes, for while, as a young cannibal, he was not overnice in the matter of diet, he found it not always to his taste to stomach the weird things which tickled the palates of epicures among the apes.
With a shake of his black shock, Tarzan turned away and resumed his hunting in another direction; but all day there rose one after another, above the threshold of his objective mind, memory portraits of Sabor, of Momaya, and of Teeka--a lioness, a cannibal, and a she-ape, yet to the ape-man they were identical through motherhood.