Pacific Northwest slang, traditional Puget Sound area, Eastern Washington, Oregon. A party. From Chinook Jargon "potlach", to give, a gift, an event where many gifts were given.
We're having a potlatch this weekend, adults only.
Northwest regional slang. Girlfriend, wife. From Chinook Jargon "Klootch'man": woman, female of any animal, wife.
Dancing tonight, no cover if you bring your klooch.
kanoodle. Pacific Northwest slang.
Tobacco, smoking, idle conversation, generally while relaxing and smoking.
From Chinook Jargon "kinootl."
Come on in. We were just kanoodling.
From Chinook Jargon. To smoke tobacco, hangout, talk.
Come on and join us, we were just kinoodling.