Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A popular local name for belemnite.

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  • 'Twas smooth water wi 'us, for 'twas a scug there, but white enough was all beyont the point; and passing the finger-stone, not forty fathom from the shore o' the island, Bill and me pullin 'and he sittin' in the stern, poor lad, up he rises, a bit rabblin 'to himself, wi' his hands lifted so.

    J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3

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