- 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."
Origin: from earlier tom pung, altered from an unattested New England Algonquian (e.g. Massachusett) name akin to toboggan
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noun New England
Origin: Short for dialectal tom-pung, from an Algonquian language of southern New England.