peag

Peag \Peag\, n. [Written also {peage}, {peak}, {peeke}.] [Prob. of North American Indian origin, by shortening of wampumpeag. --RHUD.] A kind of aboriginal shell money, or wampum, of the Atlantic coast of the United States; -- originally applied only to polished white cylindrical beads. See also {wampum}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]