Definition of Potlach

1. a ceremonial feast [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potlach

pothouses
pothunter
pothunters
pothunting
pothuntings
poticary
potiche
potiches
potichomania
potin
poting
potins
potion
potions
potjiekos
potlach (current term)
potlache
potlaches
potlatch
potlatched
potlatcher
potlatchers
potlatches
potlatching
potless
potlid
potlids
potlike
potlikker
potline

Literary usage of Potlach

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1. British Columbia by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"Every Indian or person who engages in or assists in celebrating the Indian festival known as the "potlach" or the Indian dance known as the ..."

2. A History of the Puget Sound Country: Its Resources, Its Commerce and Its by William Farrand Prosser (1903)
"One of these was the " potlach," or giving- away custom, which prevailed among the Puget Sound Indians. From some unknown source they had long ago learned ..."

3. The Indians of Canada: Their Manners and Customs by John MacLean (1892)
"The potlach is sometimes given by a few persons in combination, who will invite the members of other tribes to assemble and share in the distribution to the ..."

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