Sauk

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noun \ˈsȯk\
variants: or

Sac

play \ˈsak, ˈsȯk\

Definition of Sauk

plural

Sauk

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Sauks

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Sac

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Sacs

  1. :  a member of an American Indian people formerly living in what is now Wisconsin

Origin and Etymology of sauk

short for Saukie, Saki, from American French saki, from Ojibwa osa·ki·, or a cognate Algonquian word


First Known Use: 1722


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