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  1. 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
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Examples from the Web for pulk

Historical Examples of pulk

  • I got up, shook myself, righted the pulk, and commenced again.

    Northern Travel

    Bayard Taylor

  • My deer became restive, and whirled me around in the snow, filling my pulk.

    Northern Travel

    Bayard Taylor

  • Why, did you ever see a pulk of Cossacks on a forage, Mr Frenche?

  • There is no horse harnessed before the pulk, but a reindeer.

  • Sampo Lappelil thanked the priest and borrowed a pulk from him.