American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See lake trout.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Mackinaw or great lake-trout, Salvrelinus (Cristivomer) namaycush, called longe in Vermont. See cut under lake-trout, 2.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The namaycush.
- Canadian French, from Micmac atoghwaasu. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Given its widespread distribution and its popularity as a sport fish, the lake trout has accumulated a variety of common names, including the gray trout, the mackinaw, and the lake char; in New England it is called the togue, and in Quebec the Touladi, after Lake Touladi.”
“I very much want to catch a huge togue off the north face of Mt. Kineo.”
“And another that had a whole 12 togue in its stomach and a 7 incher.”
“Nah, the conic white hat and the togue are traditional texan attire.”
“Up to 5,000 participants hit 28,800 acres of ice in a togue tournament with a $25,000 purse, split among individual and family categories.”
“Or perhaps a togue -- a lake trout -- which might be even bigger, and which ventured toward the surface only during the first week or two after ice-out.”
“In that one second of uncertainty (okay, stupidity), I gave the fish, most likely a huge togue, just the slack it needed to break off.”
“The various lakes, ponds, and streams abound with landlocked salmon, trout, and togue, for which the close time extends from 1 October until the ice has left the pond, lake, or river.”
“I had been still-fishing for togue (lake trout), and was on my way back to camp when, doubling a point, I ran plump upon a bull moose feeding among the lily pads.”
“Most landlocked salmon, togue, brown trout, rainbow trout and splake waters have this ability, enhancing the chances for an older or larger salmonid.”
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lots and lots of fish, a piscatorial
Some of these were taken from older literature and have fallen out of use in the past few decades, but many are still used today in the same way they were used a century ago. By no means a compreh...
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