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See also: tump line
tumpline (plural tumplines)
- A strap used to carry objects tied to its ends by placing the broadened or cushioned middle of the strap over the head just above the forehead.
- 1918, Rex Ellingwood Beach, chapter 2, in The Winds of Chance:
- The speaker slipped his arms into his pack-harness and adjusted the tumpline to his forehead preparatory to rising.