Definition of tumpline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmplʌɪn/


North American
1A sling for carrying a load on the back, with a strap which passes round the forehead.
1.1A strap used as a part of a tumpline.


Late 18th century: based on Algonquian (mat)tump + the noun line1.

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