The use of the pung was eagerly awaited every time the first snow appeared.
The definition of a pung is a low, box sleigh that is drawn by a horse.
An example of a pung is the sleigh in "Jingle Bells."
Northeast, Cdn. a boxlike sleigh drawn by one horse
Origin of pungfrom earlier tom pung, altered from an unattested New England Algonquian (e.g. Massachusett) name akin to toboggan
A low, one-horse box sleigh.
Origin of pungShort for dialectal tom-pung from an Algonquian language of southern New England
- (US, Canada) A low box-like sleigh designed to be pulled by one horse.