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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Examples from the Web for ulu

Historical Examples of ulu

  • The plan of Ulu Jami, the great mosque, follows the original courtyard type.

  • The next day was to be our last on the plains, for our destination was Ulu Kishla, well up on the hills.

  • While doing so, they cry “Ūlu, ulu” in a manner which recalls to mind the kulavi idal of the Maravans and Kallans.

  • Such fire-balls, shot into the sun-dried canvas of the clipper, might go far towards leaving her bones ableach on Ulu Salama.


    George Allan England

  • Careful inspection through the glass confirmed the opinion that a formidable war-fleet was headed toward Ulu Salama bar.


    George Allan England