Muskies



[muhs-kee] /ˈmʌs ki/

noun
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[muhs-kee] /ˈmʌs ki/
noun, plural muskies.
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/ˈmʌskɪ/
noun
1.
(Canadian) an informal name for the muskellunge
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noun
1.
Edmund (Sixtus). 1914–96, US Democratic politician: Governor of Maine (1955–59): senator for Maine (1959–80): Secretary of State (1980–81)
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adjective muskier, muskiest
1.
resembling the smell of musk; having a heady or pungent sweet aroma
/ˈmʌskɪ/
noun (pl) muskies
1.
an informal name for the muskellunge
adj.

c.1600, from musk + -y (2). Related: Muskiness.
n.

late 19c., short for muskrat or muskellunge. Also muskie.

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