- plural -gos (among Algonquian Indians) an evil spirit or cannibal
- plural -go or -gos another name for splake
from Algonquian: evil spirit or cannibal
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Examples from the Web for wendigo
"It's a moss-eater, is the Wendigo," he added, looking up excitedly into the faces of his companions.The Wendigo
The story of the Wendigo made the camping-place to be surrounded with a sombre interest to the traders.
And Babe whimpered a little in his cradle and brought us all suddenly back from the Wendigo Age to the time of the kerosene lamp.The Prairie Wife