Pogamoggan Pog`a*mog"gan, n. [North Amer. Indian.] An aboriginal weapon consisting of a stone or piece of antler fastened to the end of a slender wooden handle, used by American Indians from the Great Plains to the Mackenzie River. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pogamoggan — /pog euh mog euhn/, n. a club with a knobbed head, used by various American Indian peoples. [1780 90; < Ojibwa pakama·kan, equiv. to Proto Algonquian *pakama· hit (someone) + * kan instrument for] * * * …   Universalium

  • pogamoggan — pog·a·mog·gan …   English syllables

  • pogamoggan — ˌpägəˈmägən noun ( s) Etymology: of Algonquian origin; akin to Ojibwa pägämâgan club, Cree päkämâgan hammer, literally, (something) used for striking : a club used as a weapon or ceremonial object by various American Indian peoples and usually… …   Useful english dictionary

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