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Samoset

[sam-uh-set] /ˈsæm əˌsɛt/
noun
1.
died 1653? North American Indian leader: aided Pilgrims during early years in New England.
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  • Samoset had heard from his brethren of the forest all the incidents of this conflict.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • Tisquantum is well enough for a name, but why did he not come hither with you, Samoset?

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin
  • "Tisquantum is welcome, and so is Samoset," replied Carver gravely.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin
  • Guess that's pretty near as exciting as cruising in Samoset bay, isn't it?

    The Rival Campers Ashore

    Ruel Perley Smith
  • This visit of the kind Samoset was an augury of good to the colony.

  • He had seen the like away up in Samoset bay, and had taken part in the fun.

    Jack Harvey's Adventures Ruel Perley Smith
  • It was the same news which Samoset had brought us, and there could no longer be any doubt as to its truth.

    Mary of Plymouth James Otis
  • It is a savage by the name of Hobomok, whom Samoset brought to Plymouth.

    Mary of Plymouth James Otis
  • And you then decide whether to buy the Samoset and Brookfield Branch?

  • The Samoset and Brookfield stock has gone up like a rocket, and made his fortune.

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