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ulu

[oo-loo]
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noun
  1. a knife with a broad, nearly semicircular blade joined to a short haft at a right angle to the unsharpened side: a traditional tool of Eskimo women.

Origin of ulu

From Inuit
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Historical Examples

  • Wherefore I also bowed to the inevitable, but like Ulus I said things.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

  • I rose on an elbow, but could hear no new sound except the soft rustle of Ulus's wet clothes.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

  • Ulus had slipped a thong round Se's throat, and that wily hound was mute.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

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  • Then Ulus gripped my shoulder and I wiped the tears away, and saw dimly a dark shape coming out of the trees.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

  • Ulus set off to revisit the stor bock, Se going with him in case there should be any doubt about the track.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne


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