pokelogan

noun
poke·​lo·​gan | \ˈpōkˌlōgən\
variants: or pokeloken \-​ōkən \
plural -s

Definition of pokelogan 

New England

: a usually stagnant inlet or marshy place branching off from a stream or lake

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History and Etymology for pokelogan

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

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