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pulka

[puhl-kuh] /ˈpʌl kə/
noun
1.
a reindeer-drawn sleigh of Lapland, shaped like the front half of a canoe, in which a single rider sits with back against a vertical support and legs stretched forward.
Also called ahkio.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Finnish pulkka < Lappish
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