Definition of Kyack

1. n. A pack sack to be swung on either side of a packsaddle.



Definition of Kyack

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of kayak) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kyack

1. a packsack [n -S] - See also: packsack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kyack

kwaito
kwanza
kwanzas
kwashiorkor
kwashiorkors
kweek
kwela
kwelas
kwerekwere
kwh
kwukyel
ky-
kyBP
kyaboca wood
kyack (current term)
kyacks
kyak
kyaks
kyamancha
kyang
kyangs
kyanise
kyanised
kyanises
kyanising
kyanite
kyanites
kyanization
kyanize

Literary usage of Kyack

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1. Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada: A Journey of 3,200 Miles by Canoe and by James Williams Tyrrell (1897)
"In framing a kyack the numerous pieces are lashed together, ... The Eskimo kyack or canoe consists of a light frame neatly made from all sorts of scrap-wood ..."

2. Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada: A Journey of 3,200 Miles by Canoe and by James Williams Tyrrell (1897)
"In framing a kyack the numerous pieces are lashed together ESKIMO ... The Eskimo kyack or canoe consists of a light frame neatly made from all sorts of ..."

3. Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on by Euphemia Vale Blake (1874)
"Hans goes for her in his kyack.—She approaches.—We are saved!—All safe on board the Tigress.—Amusing Questions.—A good Smoke and a glorious Breakfast. ..."

4. The Faröe Islands by Joseph Russell Jeaffreson (1898)
"Herr Miiller—The use of the kyack—We remove to Government House—Scenery at Thorshavn— Fishing-smacks of Faroe—Cod-fishing—Folk-lore and ..."

5. Adventures of Two Youths in the Open Polar Sea: The Voyage of the "Vivian by Thomas Wallace Knox (1885)
"To propel this craft they have oars, or paddles, with blades at both ends ; the blades are dipped alternately in the water, and the little kyack goes along ..."

6. Shipwrecks and disasters at sea by William Henry Giles Kingston (1883)
"One of the Esquimaux turned somersaults in the water seated in his kyack. Over and over he and his kyack went till we cried 'enough,' and yet he wetted only ..."

7. Arctic Researches, and Life Among the Esquimaux: Being the Narrative of an by Charles Francis Hall (1865)
"The next feat I witnessed was for an Esquimaux to run his kyack, while seated in it, over another. Getting some distance off, he strikes briskly and pushes ..."

8. The Canadian Magazine of Politics, Science, Art, and Literature edited by J. Gordon Mowat, John Alexander Cooper, Newton MacTavish (1894)
"In framing a kyack, the numerous pieces are all lashed together, ... This they place on the outside of the rim at the opening of the kyack and tie securely, ..."

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