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[pohk-loh-guh n]
noun Northeastern U.S.
  1. marshy or stagnant water that has branched off from a stream or lake.
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Also poke·lo·ken [pohk-loh-kuh n] /ˈpoʊkˌloʊ kən/.

Origin of pokelogan

1840–50 (earlier as placename); origin uncertain; no AmerInd source substantiated; cf. bogan
Also called logan.
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British Dictionary definitions for pokelogan


  1. Canadian another name for bogan 1
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Word Origin

C19: from Ojibwa pokenogun
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