[ puhl-kuh ]
/ ˈpʌl kə /


a reindeer-drawn sleigh of Lapland, shaped like the front half of a canoe, in which a single rider sits with back against a vertical support and legs stretched forward.

Nearby words

  1. pulitzer prize,
  2. pulitzer prizes,
  3. pulitzer, joseph,
  4. pulj,
  5. pulk,
  6. pull,
  7. pull a boner,
  8. pull a fast one,
  9. pull about,
  10. pull away

Origin of pulka

1790–1800; < Finnish pulkka < Lappish

Also called ahkio.

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