adjective see sachem

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sachemic — adjective see sachem * * * sachemic /sā chemˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑sachem …   Useful english dictionary

  • sachemic — adj. pertaining to a chief of an American Indian tribe; pertaining to a leader of a political party …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sachemic — sa·chem·ic …   English syllables

  • sachem — noun Etymology: Narragansett sâchim Date: 1622 1. a North American Indian chief; especially the chief of a confederation of the Algonquian tribes of the North Atlantic coast 2. a Tammany leader • sachemic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sachem — sachemdom, n. sachemic /say chem ik, say cheuh mik/, adj. sachemship, n. /say cheuhm/, n. 1. (among some North American Indians) a. the chief of a tribe. b. the chief of a confederation. 2. a member of the governing body of the League of the… …   Universalium

  • sachem —   n. Indian chieftain; boss.    ♦ sachemic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sa|chem|ic — «say CHEHM ihk, SAY chuh mihk», adjective. of or having to do with a sachem: »The sachemic office was hereditary …   Useful english dictionary

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