Etymology of "Hobomok"

Peter Payzant aa095 at
Sun Jun 29 19:48:57 EDT 1997

The word "Hobomok" has been heard around the house a lot this weekend,
because there are lots of them flying in the neighbourhood. However, I
don't have the slightest idea where this word comes from - it's not in my
dictionary or gazetteer.

Anybody have any ideas?


Peter Payzant                Chebucto Freenet: aa095 at
Halifax, NS Canada

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