Origin of umiak
How to use umiak in a sentence
One of them is the great woman's boat called the umiak, from twelve to eighteen yards in length, and four or five in width.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
The umiak dashed off, but it seemed as if it were standing still, so swiftly did the whale overhaul it.Eskimo Folktales|Unknown
(a) Method of fastening bilge-streaks to stem of umiak; (b) method of framing rib to gunwale, etc.Ethnological results of the Point Barrow expedition|John Murdoch
The two assist him to rise and the heavy load is taken to the umiak and placed in the bottom for ballast.
The form of the umiak, in the region under consideration, differs greatly from that of the Eskimo of Bering sea.