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  • noun Plural form of killick.


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  • "Good job we'd no stone killicks aboard, Will," he said, "or down she'd have gone."


  • There were some whole oars and the sail of his boat and two or three killicks and painters, not to forget a heap of worn-out oars and sails in one corner and a sailor's hammock slung across the beam overhead, and there were some sailor's chests and the capstan of a ship and innumerable boxes which all seemed to be stuffed full, besides no end of things lying on the floor and packed away on shelves and hanging to rusty big-headed nails in the wall.

    Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches


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