1. a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State
2. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk
3. haircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp
; [syn: mohawk, mohawk haircut]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mohawk \Mo"hawk\, prop. n.
1. (Ethnol.) One of a tribe of Indians who formed part of the
Five Nations. They formerly inhabited the valley of the
2. One of certain ruffians who infested the streets of London
in the time of Addison, and took the name from the Mohawk
Indians. [Slang] --Spectator. Macaulay.