Definition of Sachems

1. Noun. (plural of sachem) ¹



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Definition of Sachems

1. sachem [n] - See also: sachem

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sachems

sacerdotalisms
sacerdotalist
sacerdotalists
sacerdotalize
sacerdotalized
sacerdotalizing
sacerdotally
sacerdotical
sachaline
sachel
sachels
sachem
sachemdom
sachemdoms
sachemic
sachems (current term)
sachemship
sachemships
sachet
sacheted
sachets
saciety
sack-whey
sack-winged
sack coat
sack man
sack out
sack race
sack races

Literary usage of Sachems

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Tammany Hall by Gustavus Myers (1901)
"sachems Again Shut Oat 'Both Factions. As the best solution of the troubles ... The sachems did not acknowledge accountability to any one for their actions, ..."

2. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1887)
"This keeps them in great awe of their sachems, and is one reason why none of ... Now these are great temptations to the sachems, and they had need of a good ..."

3. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1886)
"The nine Mohawk sachems administered the affairs of that nation with joint ... On September 4, of the same year, two other Oneida sachems were present, ..."

4. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred and by Edwin Munroe Bacon (1907)
"These sachems appeared in Plymouth early that year and urged the colony to set up a ... Accordingly the sachems next went up to Boston and solicited the ..."

5. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"As for the last-mentioned offence, the sachems asserted there had been none such; for it was not the manner of the Indians to destroy corn. ..."

6. The History of the Church of England, in the Colonies and Foreign by James S. M. Anderson (1856)
"In 1710, four of their sachems arrived in England, to solicit aid against the French in Canada. They were received every where with hearty welcome; ..."

7. The Life and Times of Sa-go-ye-wat-ha, Or Red-Jacket by William Leete Stone (1866)
"If they once deceive the sachems it will be He then took his seat, and after a short pause said: I will put a patch upon what I have spoken. ..."

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