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pulk

 (po͝olk)
n.
A small sled used to carry equipment or small children and designed to be pulled by a cross-country skier or snowshoer.

[Norwegian pulk, from Sami bulke.]

pulk

(pʌlk)
n
(General Engineering) a sledge that is pulled by dogs while a person skis behind to steer and brake
[C19: from Finnish pulkka, from Sami pulkke]
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