variants or pokeloken
plural -s
New England
: a usually stagnant inlet or marshy place branching off from a stream or lake

Word History


of Algonquian origin; akin to Ojibwa pokenogun stopping place, Malecite pecelāygan stopping place, Natick pohki open, clear

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“Pokelogan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pokelogan. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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