Origin of peag
1640–50, Americanism; shortening of wampumpeag
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Examples from the Web for peag
One by one, the chief threw off' his blanket, his silver-laced coat, and his belt of peag.
- less common words for wampum
shortened from Narraganset wampompeag wampum
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