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wampum

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something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
  • made some real wampum on that last business deal

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The first known use of wampum was in 1636

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“Wampum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wampum. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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