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Definition of Oomiak
1. umiak [n -S] - See also: umiak
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Literary usage of Oomiak
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ten Months Among the Tents of the Tuski: With Incidents of an Arctic Boat by William Hulme Hooper (1853)
"Take to Whale-boats and oomiak.—Return of Mr. Martin aud larger Boats to the Ship.—Dog Sledges.—Smith's Bay.—Heavy Sea.—Run for Shore.—Repair Damages. ..."
2. Adventures of Two Youths in the Open Polar Sea: The Voyage of the "Vivian by Thomas Wallace Knox (1885)
""They are very expert in the management of the oomiak" was the response, "and are accustomed tu it from infancy. The boat is apparently frail in ..."
3. The Last of the Arctic Voyages: Being a Narrative of the Expedition in H. M by Edward Belcher, John Richardson, Richard Owen, Thomas Bell, John William Salter, Lovell Reeve (1855)
"oomiak constructed.—Walrus food.—The ' Eider-duck.'—Gain the Land-ice.—Reach Point Re- pose.—Return to the Ship. ABOUT eight PM it commenced snowing heavily ..."