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holluschickie


holluschickie


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Holluschickie  \Hol"lus*chick`ie\,  n.  sing.  &  pl  [Prob.  of  Russ. 
  goluishka  bare  of  possessions,  offspring,  etc.,  fr  golui[i^] 
  naked.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  young  male  fur  seal,  esp.  one  from  three  to  six  years  old 
  --  called  also  {bachelor},  because  prevented  from  breeding  by 
  the  older  full-grown  males. 
 
  Note:  The  holluschickie  are  the  seals  that  may  legally  be 
  killed  for  their  skins. 
 
  But  he'll  lie  down  on  the  killing  grounds  where 
  the  holluschickie  go  --Kipling.