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ulu

[ oo-loo ]

noun

  1. 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 Inuit or Yupik women.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ulu1

From Inuit

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Example Sentences

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

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

A rival company then repeated the pi-ulu, with some additions; the gourds were again filled and emptied.

From this horrible draught, swallowed in the ecstasy of triumph, Kau-ulu-fonua earned his surname of Fekai (the Cannibal).

"Ulu Chan" means "great lord," "ulu" being equal to the Latin magnus, and "chan" to dominus or imperator.

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