short for earlier tow-pong, of Algonquian origin; akin to Micmac tobâgun drag made with skin
1804, in the meaning defined above
“Pung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pung. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.
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