/ (pʌlk) /
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a sledge that is pulled by dogs while a person skis behind to steer and brake
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Word Origin for pulk
C19: from Finnish pulkka, from Sami pulkke
Words nearby pulk
puling, Pulitzer, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prizes, Pulj, pulk, pulka, pull, pull a boner, pull about, pull a fast one
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How to use pulk in a sentence
He sat in the window recess cutting at a model of a Laplander's pulk (sledge) which the Sorenskriver had given him.Katharine Frensham|Beatrice Harraden
After this we lost all signs of our way, except the almost obliterated track of his pulk.
My deer became restive, and whirled me around in the snow, filling my pulk.
I got up, shook myself, righted the pulk, and commenced again.
Why, did you ever see a pulk of Cossacks on a forage, Mr Frenche?The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2)|Michael Scott