Pung Pung, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A kind of plain sleigh drawn by one horse; originally, a rude oblong box on runners. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

Sledges or pungs, coarsely framed of split saplings, and surmounted with a large crockery crate. -- Judd. [1913 Webster]

They did not take out the pungs to-day. -- E. E. Hale. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pung — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andre Pung, estnischer Diplomat Mihkel Pung (1876–1941), estnischer Jurist und Politiker Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pung — /pung/, n. Chiefly Eastern Canada and New Eng. a sleigh with a boxlike body. [1815 25, Amer.; short for tom pung, ult. < the same Algonquian etymon as TOBOGGAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • pung — ☆ pung [puŋ ] n. [< earlier tom pung, altered < an unattested New England Algonquian (e.g. Massachusett) name akin to TOBOGGAN] [Northeast & Cdn.] a boxlike sleigh drawn by one horse …   English World dictionary

  • pung — sb., en, e, ene …   Dansk ordbog

  • pung — in·ex·pung·ibil·i·ty; in·ex·pung·ible; pung; pun·ga·pung; pung·ey; …   English syllables

  • Pung — Mridang Le mridang est un instrument de musique de l’Inde faisant partie des tambours en tonneau à percussions digitales, de forme oblongue, à deux faces. Ce terme sanskrit, utilisé aussi bien en musique carnatique qu hindoustanie, désigne une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pung — [[t]pʌŋ[/t]] n. trs brit. dial. chiefly East. Can. and New Eng. a sleigh with a boxlike body • Etymology: 1815–25, amer.; short for tom pung, ult. < the same Algonquian etymon as toboggan …   From formal English to slang

  • pung — noun Etymology: short for earlier tow pong, of Algonquian origin; akin to Micmac tobâgun drag made with skin Date: 1825 New England a sleigh with a box shaped body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pung — noun A low box like sleigh designed for one horse …   Wiktionary

  • pung — [pooŋg] m ( es/ as) a small bag, purse …   Old to modern English dictionary

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