Mr. Stewart has a farm at tuckahoe, where the invalid horses are kept, and where much of their provender is raised.
He owned about thirty "head" of slaves, and three farms in tuckahoe.
tuckahoe, a flag-like swamp plant, with an enormous root system, was their favorite hot weather forage.
They had—most of them—lived on my old master's farm in tuckahoe, and had felt the reign of Mr. Plummer's rule.
The tuckahoe's master saw that it was good advice, and he ordered John Washington to hoist sail.
Perhaps the quarry at tuckahoe would leave you no other want than that of a workman.
I pray you to present me affectionately to your family, and that of tuckahoe.
"I spent a few days at Colonel Randolph's, at tuckahoe, at whose house the usual hospitality of the country prevailed," he wrote.
And the captain of the tuckahoe gave the command "Hard lee!"
I pray you to present me affectionately to your family and that of tuckahoe.
edible plant root, 1610s, American English, from Powhatan (Algonquian) tockawhoughe (cf. Mohegan tquogh, Shawnee tukwhah), perhaps related to Cree (Algonquian) pitikwaw "made round."