Definition of Oomiaks

1. Noun. (plural of oomiak) ¹



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Definition of Oomiaks

1. oomiak [n] - See also: oomiak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oomiaks

oologically
oologies
oologist
oologists
oology
oolong
oolong tea
oolongs
oom
oom-pah
oomiac
oomiack
oomiacks
oomiacs
oomiak
oomiaks (current term)
oompah
oompahed
oompahing
oompahs
oompf
oomphs
ooms
oomycete
oomycosis
oon
oones

Literary usage of Oomiaks

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1. Alaska by Edward Henry Harriman, Clinton Hart Merriam (1901)
"They ESKIMOS ALONGSIDE SHIP IN ' oomiaks' OR SKIN BOATS. had all manner of furs, garments, baskets, ornaments and curios for sale or for barter. ..."

2. The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H. M. S. Hecla, During the by George Francis Lyon (1824)
"In the largest of the oomiaks I counted twenty-one persons. It is quite out of my power to describe the shouts, yells, and laughter of the savages, ..."

3. The Private Journal of Captain G.F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, During the Recent by George Francis Lyon (1825)
"In less than an hour we had thirty canoes round us, and five of the women's large boats, or " oomiaks :" all exactly agreeing with the description which ..."

4. Alaska and Its Resources by William Healey Dall (1897)
"Their oomiaks are of the ordinary description, but are provided with flaps, which are usually rolled up outside of the gunwale. In stormy weather these are ..."

5. Narrative of the Discoveries on the North Coast of America: Effected by the by Thomas Simpson, Alexander Simpson (1843)
"Confidence being now fully established, I told them that I required one of their oomiaks, or large family canoes, to take us two or three days' journey—or ..."

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