At dusk they ran the boat along the plantation jetty, and pulu and another man led Rfdan up the path to the manager's house.
Then pulu grew angry and called them cowards, for, as they argued, Rdan fell forward on his face in a swoon.
pulu, a kind of silk obtained from the fibres of a fern-tree of Hawaii.
His hands were free, but a stout rope of cinnet was tied around his naked waist and pulu held the end.
To be sick in common speech was mai, but in polite language it was ngasengase, faatafa, pulu pulusi.
The word "polo" is derived from Tibetan pulu, meaning a knot of willow wood.
To pulu: a long march of, I should think, little under eighteen miles.
Ye know what pulu is, iv coorse, an' I'm sure ye'll be glad to know that this refreshin' bev'rage or soap is on th' free list.
The great funeral ceremony, or rather death-dance, of the Western Islanders took place in the island of pulu.