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synonyms for potlatch

  • barbecue
  • dinner
  • festival
  • festivity
  • fiesta
  • gala
  • picnic
  • repast
  • blow
  • blowout
  • carnival
  • carousal
  • clambake
  • entertainment
  • fete
  • jollification
  • merrymaking
  • refreshment
  • regale
  • spread
  • treat
  • wassail
  • big feed
  • fest
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How to use potlatch in a sentence

Potlatch is a wonderful day for children, a glorious introduction to the science of economics.
THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
Costly entertainments, such as the potlatch or the ball, are peculiarly adapted to serve this end.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
Feed up th' dogs,' says he, 'an' in two shlapes, we'll hav' th' biggest potlatch in th' histhry av th' thribe.
CONNIE MORGAN IN ALASKAJAMES B. HENDRYX
As the time approached, many canoes were on the Bay, headed by a joyous crowd going to the potlatch.
MEMOIRS OF ORANGE JACOBSORANGE JACOBS
No one can be sure of closing his bargain, until the terms are duly arranged, the potlatch given, and the horse delivered.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
Mesika potlatch pehpah kopa nika mamook kumtuks mesika mimoluse wake nika mesachie.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
It was summer, and there was to be a great Indian Potlatch feast under the autumn moon.
THE LOG SCHOOL-HOUSE ON THE COLUMBIAHEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
The Indians were demanding that the great fall Potlatch should end with this ominous dance of fire and besmearings of blood.
THE LOG SCHOOL-HOUSE ON THE COLUMBIAHEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
The word "Potlatch," spoken by the Indian boy, had caused his brow to cloud and his face to turn dark.
THE LOG SCHOOL-HOUSE ON THE COLUMBIAHEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
The old chief wished to take Gretchen to his wigwam for a month, and have her play the violin on the great night of the Potlatch.
THE LOG SCHOOL-HOUSE ON THE COLUMBIAHEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POTLATCH

  • barbecue
  • big feed
  • blow
  • blowout
  • carnival
  • carousal
  • clambake
  • dinner
  • entertainment
  • fest
  • festival
  • festivity
  • fete
  • fiesta
  • gala
  • jollification
  • merrymaking
  • picnic
  • potlatch
  • refreshment
  • regale
  • repast
  • spread
  • treat
  • wassail
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.