Part of speech: noun

A hunting canoe of arctic America, made of sealskin stretched over a frame.

Part of speech: noun

Same as KAIAK.

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Usage examples "kayak":

  1. And just as he was getting into his kayak, he disappeared from sight. - "Eskimo Folktales", Unknown.
  2. Evening came, and next morning there was a kayak from the north. - "Eskimo Folktales", Unknown.
  3. When he grows older he is provided with a kayak, and learns to battle with the waves, to catch birds, and to strike the seal. - "True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World", Adolphus W. Greely.