Calumet



a long-stemmed, ornamented tobacco pipe used by North American Indians on ceremonial occasions, especially in token of peace.
Historical Examples

Shaman Robert Shea
Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
Calumet ‘K’ Samuel Merwin
The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott
Bentley’s Miscellany, Volume II Various
The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott
Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott
The Pinos Altos Story Dorothy Watson
The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott

noun
a less common name for peace pipe
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