from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Fisk, James 1834-1872. American railroad financier and speculator who attempted in 1869 to corner the gold market with Jay Gould, leading to Black Friday, a day of nationwide financial panic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To run about; to frisk; to whisk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To jump about; bustle or frisk about.


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