from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as killock, 2.


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  • "What's a 'kelleg'?" said Harvey, who had a vague idea it might be some kind of marine torture, like keel-hauling in the storybooks.

    Captains Courageous

  • Lost two this trip a'ready -- on sandy bottom too -- an 'Dad says next one he loses, sure's fishin', he'll give him the kelleg.

    Captains Courageous

  • You kin see a kelleg ridin 'in the bows fur's you can see a dory, an' all the fleet knows what it means.

    Captains Courageous


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