Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A "bachelor seal"; a holluschickie (which see).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An American corruption, in Alaskan waters, of holostiak, a young male fur-seal. See holostiak.

Etymologies

See holluschickie. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This cheered him immensely; and when he came back to Novastoshnah that summer, Matkah, his mother, begged him to marry and settle down, for he was no longer a holluschick but a full-grown sea-catch, with a curly white mane on his shoulders, as heavy, as big, and as fierce as his father.

    The Jungle Book

  • That cheered him immensely; and when he came back to Novastoshnah that summer, Matkah, his mother, begged him to marry and settle down, for he was no longer a holluschick, but a full-grown sea-catch, with a curly white mane on his shoulders, as heavy, as big, and as fierce as his father.

    The Jungle Book.

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