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Powwow

Pow´wow`
n.1.A priest, or conjurer, among the North American Indians.
Be it sagamore, sachem, or powwow.
- Longfellow.
2.Conjuration attended with great noise and confusion, and often with feasting, dancing, etc., performed by Indians for the cure of diseases, to procure success in hunting or in war, and for other purposes.
3.Any assembly characterized by noise and confusion; a noisy frolic or gathering.
4.Any meeting assembled to discuss an issue; a parley.
v. i.1.To use conjuration, with noise and confusion, for the cure of disease, etc., as among the North American Indians.
2.To hold a noisy, disorderly meeting.
3.To hold a meeting to discuss an issue.
Noun1.powwow - a quick private conference
Synonyms: huddle
Verb1.powwow - hold a powwow, talk, conference or meeting
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