Definition of tumpline in English:

tumpline

noun

North American
  • 1A sling for carrying a load on the back, with a strap which passes round the forehead.

    1. 1.1 A strap used as a part of a tumpline.

Origin

Late 18th century: based on Algonquian ( mat)tump + the noun line.

Pronunciation:

tumpline

/ˈtʌmplʌɪn/