- a stone hatchet used by the Aborigines.
Origin of mogo
First recorded in 1815–25, mogo is from the Dharuk word mu-gu
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Examples from the Web for mogo
Mogo, the messenger, not having started, I send a second postscript.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd
I heard from the summit the mogo of a native at work on some tree close by, but saw neither himself nor the smoke of his fire.
Mogo not having yet started I send a second postscript in order to give you the latest news I can.
The use of the ‘mogo,’ or stone-hatchet, distinguishes the barbarous from the ‘civil’ black fellows, who all use iron tomahawks.Australia, its history and present condition
The deception worked, and they agreed to buy Mr. Mogo's property, which he divided into thirty shares of one thousand each.Wilford Woodruff
Matthias F. Cowley