died 1622, North American Indian of the Narragansett tribe: interpreter for the Pilgrims.

Also called Tisquantum.
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Examples from the Web for squanto

Historical Examples of squanto

  • Remember, if Squanto is not harmed, Corbitant is not to be touched.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin

  • "'T is a piteous tale," said Bradford gently when Squanto had finished.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin

  • Squanto, as father has said again and again, did very much to aid.

  • Yet when Squanto said, "Take um," he thought well to obey the interpreter.

    Soldier Rigdale

    Beulah Marie Dix

  • And Squanto would be our best help, he and Captain Standish, wouldn't they?

    A Pilgrim Maid

    Marion Ames Taggart