Definition of Bidarkas

1. Noun. (plural of bidarka) ¹



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Definition of Bidarkas

1. bidarka [n] - See also: bidarka

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bidarkas

bicylindrical
bid
bid'a
bid adieu
bid fair
bid one's time
bid price
bid prices
bid size
bid sizes
bidactyly
bidaily
bidale
bidales
bidarka
bidarkas (current term)
bidarkee
bidarkees
biddabilities
biddability
biddable
biddably
bidded
bidden
bidder
bidders
biddest
biddeth
biddi-biddi
biddies

Literary usage of Bidarkas

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1. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 2/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"the chief occupations, birch-bark canoes being used for river journeys in the interior, while for coast voyages bidarkas are purchased from the Eskimo. ..."

2. History of Alaska: 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff, William Nemos (1886)
"In 1809, Captain John Winship on the ship O'Cain was furnished with 60 bidarkas, the company's share being 2,7:28 sea-otter skins. ..."

3. Alaska and Its Resources by William Healey Dall (1897)
"A large number of bidarkas take provisions for a day or two, ... When arrived on the banks most frequented by these animals the bidarkas form in a long line ..."

4. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1886)
"In the same year Davis of the Isabella hunted with 48 bidarkas, ... In 1S11, Meek of the Amethyst was supplied with 52 bidarkas, the company's share of the ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"About the Aleutian Islands, the natives, dressed in their water-proof garments made from the intestines of seals, wedge themselves into their bidarkas ..."

6. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... ninety- five men of Russian blood, including twenty-five mechanics, and probably eighty Aleuts in a hunting- fleet of forty bidarkas.6 The arrival seems ..."

7. Alaska, the Great Country by Ella Higginson (1908)
"Dozens of natives in bidarkas surrounded our steamer, boarded our barges, ... Up and down the water-ways slid the bidarkas noiselessly; and along the shores ..."

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