Definition of Oomiack

1. umiak [n -S] - See also: umiak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oomiack

oolitic
oolitics
oologic
oological
oologically
oologies
oologist
oologists
oology
oolong
oolong tea
oolongs
oom
oom-pah
oomiac
oomiack (current term)
oomiacks
oomiacs
oomiak
oomiaks
oompah
oompahed
oompahing
oompahs
oompf
oomphs
ooms
oomycete

Literary usage of Oomiack

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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)
"I have known them to make six miles an hour in dead water, whereas four miles would be good going for a canoe. The " oomiack," or woman's boat, ..."

2. Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada: A Journey of 3,200 Miles by Canoe and by James Williams Tyrrell (1897)
"The " oomiack," or woman's boat, is a ESKIMO oomiack. flat-bottomed affair of large carrying •capacity. ..."

3. The voyage of the Constance by Mary Gillies (1860)
"This was no sooner explained to them than the dogs and sledge were put on board an oomiack, or woman's boat, with the most amusing bustle, and ten more dogs ..."

4. The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H. M. S. Hecla, During the by George Francis Lyon (1824)
"... who came off in four men's boats and one oomiack. They had little to sell, but we derived much amusement from the more than usually grotesque crew of ..."

5. The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H. M. S. Hecla, During the by George Francis Lyon (1824)
"... who came off in four men's boats and one oomiack. They had little to sell, but we derived much amusement from the more than usually grotesque crew of ..."

6. Arctic Exploration by J. Douglas Hoare (1906)
"Here Simpson succeeded in borrowing an " oomiack," or large family canoe, which proved of such material assistance that before long they were at their ..."

7. The Canadian Magazine of Politics, Science, Art, and Literature edited by J. Gordon Mowat, John Alexander Cooper, Newton MacTavish (1894)
"The opening is oomiack. When the traveller is provided with this kind of a bed, he does not trouble himself to make a snow lodge for the night, ..."

8. Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Seas, in the by John Franklin, John Richardson (1828)
"The most active young man of the party, not thinking himself sufficiently smart for the occasion, retired to the oomiack to change his dress and mouth ..."

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