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Calumet
Calumet Cal"u*met, n. [F. calumet, fr. L. calamus reed. See Halm, and cf. Shawm.] A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with feathers. Smoked the calumet, the Peace pipe, As a signal to the nations. --Lowgfellow. Note: The calumet is used as a symbol of peace. To accept the calumet is to agree to terms of peace, and to refuse it is to reject them. The calumet of peace is used to seal or ratify contracts and alliances, and as an evidence to strangers that they are welcome.

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- Calumet (/ˌkæljuˈmɛt/ KAL-yuu-MET or locally /ˌkæljəˈmɛt/ KAL-yə-MET) is a village in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The village is...
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