So we organized and pressured Jeffrey Zucker, CEO of NBC Universal, for a powwow.
The powwow said that Benjamin Waite and another man was coming, and that storm was raised to cast them away.
You and Moncourt and I must have a powwow as soon as possible.
There were several Indians in a powwow around the fire, there was a woman with a papoose on her back, and a few partly done.
When a powwow was to be held I always sent him to conduct it if I could not go myself.
The fire was resurrected, and they sat down to have a powwow.
What do you suppose the powwow of the teachers was all about?
No, I could see they wanted to get off alone and hold a powwow.
I guess it is, but that's an awful bad spot—that's right, Widow, powwow it.
That canoe coming forward there, with the white flag up, Filhiol insisted, means they want to powwow.
1620s, "priest, sorcerer," from a southern New England Algonquian language (probably Narragansett) powwaw "shaman, medicine man, Indian priest," from a verb meaning "to use divination, to dream," from Proto-Algonquian *pawe:wa "he dreams, one who dreams." Meaning "magical ceremony among North American Indians" is recorded from 1660s. Sense of "council, conference, meeting" is first recorded 1812. Verb sense of "to confer, discuss" is attested from 1780.
A meeting; discussion: The directors are having a crucial pow-wow
[1625+; ultimately fr an Algonquian word for ''medicine man,'' meaning ''he dreams,'' extended to mean counsel and a council]