The contents of the kyack meant life to herself and to Ben,—deliverance and safety when all seemed lost.
To loosen the straps that held the kyack covers was an easy matter.
The kyack was quite in the shadow now, yet she dared not attempt its theft until the three men were asleep.
Step to off side, turn loop over, and engage it around the ends and bottom of kyack, from front to rear.
The alforjas is constructed of heavy duck and leather, and of the same dimensions as the kyack.
The fire was a heap of gray ashes except for its red-hot center: the kyack was in gloom.
That is to say, one kyack should hang no lower upon the animal's side than the other, and both should hang as high as possible.
Still trying to hold the kyack of food that meant life to Ben, she turned and darted into the shadows.
Return to near side, and pass the loose end of running rope around the forward end, bottom and finally rear end of kyack.
Lead the pack rope over the top of the pack, around the other kyack, and through to form another half hitch.
1757, from Danish kajak, from Greenland Eskimo qayaq, literally "small boat of skins." The verb is attested from 1875, from the noun.