n.1.A kind of seawan. See Note under Seawan.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Seawan or seawant was also the name of Indian shell money, of which there were two kinds as above mentioned--wompam, white; and Suckanhock, (from sucki) black.