Calumet

• (n.) A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with feathers.
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calumet

peace pipe noun a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)
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Calumet

[pipe] A calumet (kal-yə-ˌmet, -mət) is a ceremonial smoking pipe used by some indigenous American nations. Traditionally it has been smoked to seal a covenant or treaty, or to offer prayers in a religious ceremony. == Etymology == Calumet is a Norman word [calyme], first recorded in David Ferrand`s La Muse normande around 1625–1655. I...
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Calumet

[ship, 1929] The Calumet was the second lake freighter of that name. The vessel was built in Detroit, Michigan, in 1929, by the Great Lakes Engineering Works. For her first 71 years she was operated by two subsidiaries of US Steel, the Pittsburgh Steamship Company, and the Bradley Transportation Company. She was christened the Myron C. Tayl...
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Calumet

Cal'u·met noun [ French calumet , from Latin calamus reed. See Halm , and confer Shawm .] A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with feathers. « ...
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Calumet

A calumet is a kind of pipe used by the American Indians for smoking tobacco. Its bowl is usually of soft red soapstone, and the tube a long reed ornamented with feathers. The calumet was used in the ratification of all solemn engagements, both of war and peace. To accept the calumet was to accept the proposed agreement, and to reject it was to rej...
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calumet

Another term for peace pipe. ...
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Calumet

Calumet (kăl'yOOmet") , industrialized region of NW Ind. and NE Ill., along the south shore of Lake Michigan. Once a great heavy industry and steel manufacturing center, the area has become largely residential. The chief cities of the region are Gary, East Chicago, and Hammond (all in ...
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calumet

calumet [Fr.,=reed], name given by the French to the peace pipe used by the indigenous people of North America for smoking tobacco; it consisted of a long, feathered stem, with or without a pipe bowl. Such pipes were considered sacred, offering communion with the animate powers of the universe and e...
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calumet

ornamented ceremonial pipe
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calumet

[n] - a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians
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