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peag

[peeg]
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noun
  1. wampum(def 1).
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Origin of peag

1640–50, Americanism; shortening of wampumpeag
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Historical Examples

  • One by one, the chief threw off' his blanket, his silver-laced coat, and his belt of peag.

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

    John Frost


British Dictionary definitions for peag

peag

peage

noun
  1. less common words for wampum
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Word Origin

shortened from Narraganset wampompeag wampum
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