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calumet

calumet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word calumet

Definition
(noun) a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)
Synonyms : peace pipe , pipe of peace

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for calumet

Whenever the Indians sat down to negotiate business they would always smoke a pipe first to indicate that everyone would be honest. On this occassion they were negotiating for a bride: for the GAL YOU MET
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