noun Northeastern U.S.
marshy or stagnant water that has branched off from a stream or lake.
Also, pokeloken [pohk-loh-kuhn] .
Also called logan.

1840–50 (earlier as placename); origin uncertain; no AmerInd source substantiated; cf. bogan

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pokelogan (ˈpəʊkˌləʊɡən)
(Canadian) another name for bogan
[C19: from Ojibwa pokenogun]

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