shaganappi

[ shag-uh-nap-ee, shag-uh-nap-ee ]
/ ˈʃæg əˌnæp i, ˌʃæg əˈnæp i /

noun Chiefly Canadian.

thongs, straps, or lacings made of rawhide.

Nearby words

  1. shaftesbury,
  2. shaftesbury, anthony ashley cooper, 1st earl of,
  3. shaftesbury, anthony ashley cooper, 7th earl of,
  4. shafting,
  5. shag,
  6. shagbark,
  7. shaggable,
  8. shagged,
  9. shaggy,
  10. shaggy cap

Compare babiche.

Origin of shaganappi

1735–45; < Swampy Cree (dial. of Cree spoken in Manitoba and Ontario) pi·ša·kana·piy (compare Cree pi·ša·kan leather, -a·piy string)

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