Eskimo purchase

noun

Definition of Eskimo purchase

: a crude tackle of looped rawhide rope devised by Eskimos to haul walrus or seal from the water using holes through the ice and the animal's hide in lieu of pulley sheaves

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“Eskimo purchase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eskimo%20purchase. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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