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  • as inbeads
  • as incash

synonyms for wampum

  • choker
  • necklace
  • pendant
  • rosary
  • chaplet
  • necklet
  • pearls
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How to use wampum in a sentence

Take blankets and beads to the Wyandots and watch them hang up white wampum.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
But wampum, like the race for whom it was made, was unable to hold its ground against the advancing civilization.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
The beads found in them are very like those which the barbarous Indians called wampum and used as money.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
He took off his head-dress and bracelets, both being of yellow leather edged with wampum, and presented them to Cartier.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
As I embarked to return, he put the white wampum around my neck—a pledge of truth, my sweetheart, my Algonquin.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Sh-me-ks-see, the Wolf; one of the Chiefs; his head curiously ornamented, and numerous strings of wampum on his neck.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
Ke-chm-qua, the Big Bear; wampum on his neck, and red flag in his hand, the symbol of war or blood.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
A'h-tee-wt-o-mee, ——; woman, with wampum and silver brooches in profusion on her neck.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
While speaking in the council he would suddenly turn the wampum belt that he held in his hand.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
All day the fumes of the peace-pipe filled the hall, and threats and promises were made, and sealed with long strings of wampum.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WAMPUM

  • chaplets
  • chokers
  • necklaces
  • necklets
  • pearls
  • pendants
  • rosaries
  • wampums
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