Origin of tuckahoe
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Historical Examples of tuckahoe
All this hurry, noise, and singing was very different from the stillness of Tuckahoe.
He owned about thirty "head" of slaves, and three farms in Tuckahoe.
I pray you to present me affectionately to your family, and that of Tuckahoe.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. I (of 9)
And the captain of the Tuckahoe gave the command "Hard lee!"
This evidently suggested a line of action to the master of the Tuckahoe.
edible plant root, 1610s, American English, from Powhatan (Algonquian) tockawhoughe (cf. Mohegan tquogh, Shawnee tukwhah), perhaps related to Cree (Algonquian) pitikwaw "made round."