Pogamoggan

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pogamoggan An aboriginal weapon consisting of a stone or piece of antler fastened to the end of a slender wooden handle, used by American Indians from the Great Plains to the Mackenzie River.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pogamoggan A weapon used by some tribes of North American Indians, consisting of a rounded stone inclosed in a net of woven fibers ending in a strong braid, by which it can be whirled. Compare slung-shot.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
North Amer. Indian