Definition of pogamoggan in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpɒɡəˈmɒɡ(ə)n/


(also pukamoggan)
historical North American
  • A kind of club, typically of a single piece of hardwood with a ball-shaped head (often set with a sharp piece of stone or metal) or with a stone head, used especially as a weapon by some North American Indians.


Late 18th century. From Ojibwa pakama:kan club, literally ‘tool for striking (a person)’.