alas, poor yorick!
Words from the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare. Hamlet says this in a graveyard as he meditates upon the skull of Yorick, a court jester he had known and liked as a child. Hamlet goes on to say that though “my lady” may put on “paint [make-up] an inch thick, to this favour [condition] she must come.”
a state of the United States in NW North America. 586,400 sq. mi. (1,519,000 sq. km). Capital: Juneau. Abbreviation: AK (for use with zip code), Alas. Gulf of, a gulf of the Pacific, on the coast of S Alaska. Contemporary Examples Apparently the the March 2006 Prudhoe Bay oil spill, the worst in Alaska’s state […]
- Alaska cod
. a cod, Gadus macrocephalus.
- Alaska crab
- Alaska current
an ocean current flowing counterclockwise in the Gulf of Alaska.