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Sauk

 (sôk) also Sac (săk, sôk)
n. pl. Sauk or Sauks also Sac or Sacs
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, with a present-day population mainly in Oklahoma. Sauk resistance to removal from their Illinois lands ended in 1832 with the Black Hawk War.
2. The Algonquian language of the Sauk, dialectally related to Fox.

[North American French saki, from Sauk asaakiiha.]

Sauk

(sɔk)

also Sac



n., pl. Sauks also Sacs, (esp. collectively) Sauk also Sac.
1. a member of an American Indian people residing in Wisconsin at the time of first European contact, and later confined to reservations in Kansas and Oklahoma.
2. the dialect of the Fox language spoken by the Sauk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sauk - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green BaySauk - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
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Klutse" is die betrekkings wat sy werk as taaladviseur en omroeper by die SAUK voorafgegaan het en wat hom of verveel, of dwars in die krop gesteek, of te min betaal het, sodat hy huile "in mindere of meerdere mate as foute moet beskou" (p.
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