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  • n. A rawhide-lashed sledge with wooden crossbars and runners first invented and used by the Inuit of Northern Canada, but adopted since by many non-Inuit as well.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sledge used by the people of Labrador.

Etymologies

From Eastern Canadian Inuktitut ᖃᒧᑎᒃ (qamutik) (ca. 1824). (Wiktionary)

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