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1. [Cf. Sachem] The head of a tribe among the American indians; a chief; generally used as synonymous with sachem, but some writters distinguished between them, making the sachem a chief of the first rank, and a sagamore one of the second rank. Be it sagamore, sachem, or powwow.

2. A juice used in medicine.