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Nipmuck

[nip-muhk]
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noun, plural Nip·mucks, (especially collectively) Nip·muck.
  1. a member of an Algonquian Indian people living in the vicinity of Worcester, Mass.
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  • Winslow, with the main body of the troops, advanced rapidly towards the Nipmuck country.

    The Indian: On the Battle-Field and in the Wigwam

    John Frost

  • Amid his countless other labors he preached the gospel to the Indians of the Nipmuck country.

    Woodstock

    Clarence Winthrop Bowen

  • Mendon, Mass., attacked by the Nipmuck Indians, and several persons killed.

  • The Nipmuck Indians were a powerful tribe, consisting of many petty clans spread over the whole of the interior of Massachusetts.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • The Nipmuck tribe, then quite powerful, occupied the region now included in the southeast corner of Worcester county.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott