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NOUN:
    1. A chief of a Native American tribe or confederation, especially an Algonquian chief.
    2. A member of the ruling council of the Iroquois confederacy.
  1. A high official of the Tammany Society, a political organization in New York City.

ETYMOLOGY:
Of Massachusett origin


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