Definitions

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  • n. A porpoise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A porpoise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A porpoise.

Etymologies

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Compare Gaelic peileag.

Examples

  • Did not the devil appear in the midst of the Tay, dressed in a priest’s scapular, gambolling like a pellack amongst the waves, the morning when our stately bridge was swept away?”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Did not the devil appear in the midst of the Tay, dressed in a priest's scapular, gambolling like a pellack amongst the waves, the morning when our stately bridge was swept away? "

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

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