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Definition of "kyacks" []

  • Plural form of kyack. (noun)

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Use "kyacks" in a sentence
  • "There were two kinds of boats -- the long ones, for from twelve to twenty men, the little skiffs which Eskimos of the Atlantic call kyacks -- with two or three, seldom more, manholes."
  • "Captain Steward sent back a message that he had to stay where he was because "his kyack was bigger than their kyacks.""
  • "Perhaps the kyacks of some solitary Eskimo, lashed abreast twos and threes to prevent capsizing, may shoot out from some of these bog-covered valleys like sea-birds; but it is only when the Eskimos happen to be hunting here, or the ships of the whalers and fur traders are passing up and down -- that there is any sign of human habitation on the straits."