pung

[ puhng ]
/ pʌŋ /

noun Chiefly Eastern Canada and New England.

a sleigh with a boxlike body.

Origin of pung

1815–25, Americanism; short for tom-pung, ultimately < the same Algonquian etymon as toboggan
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pung

/ (pʌŋ) /

noun

Eastern US and Canadian a horse-drawn sleigh with a boxlike body on runners

Word Origin for pung

C19: shortened from Algonquian tom-pung; compare toboggan
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