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  • n. Plural form of komatik.

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Examples

  • It was very interesting to note that he bore no ill-will towards Staff-Sergeant joy, in fact, they were the best of friends and used to spend hours talking about seals and komatiks and blubber.

    The Royal Mounted Police in the Arctic

  • Clear and shining, with glittering white snow below and sparkling blue sky above, the day promised fair in spite of a mercury standing at ten below zero, and a number of komatiks from the Mission started merrily forth.

    Le Petit Nord or, Annals of a Labrador Harbour

  • I knew that the komatiks there would be starting at daybreak over the hills for a parade of Orangemen about twenty miles away.

    Adrift on an Ice-Pan

  • When, however, they sent a relief team to find the komatiks, they discovered the boy still

    A Labrador Doctor The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • We stopped the komatiks, and it fell to my lot to go ahead and explore.

    A Labrador Doctor The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • And so it came to pass that in the bright moonlight of Monday morning they lashed upon the two _komatiks_ a good supply of hardtack and boiled salt pork -- the only provisions that would not freeze too hard to eat -- with tea, and sleeping bags, and numerous articles of equipment for their own use and comfort, and a day's supply of seal meat for the dogs.

    Bobby of the Labrador

  • Now and again they came upon a ridge of ice piled up by the tide, and then it was necessary to lift at the _komatiks_ and help the dogs.

    Bobby of the Labrador

  • For a little way the dogs traveled at a gallop, and Bobby and Skipper Ed had lively work while this lasted, guiding the _komatiks_ between the ice hummocks.

    Bobby of the Labrador

  • They ran by the side of the _komatiks_ to keep warm, only now and again riding for a little way to rest, and as they ran or walked they chatted gaily, contemptuous of the cold, and keenly enjoying in anticipation the sport and adventure in store for them.

    Bobby of the Labrador

  • The komatiks were packed at once with the camp goods and the little food that still remained, the dogs were harnessed and a quick march took them safely to the mainland.

    Ungava Bob A Winter's Tale

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