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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Shade; shelter; protection.
  • n. A place of shelter.
  • n. The declivity of a hill.
  • n. A squirrel.
  • To shelter; hide.
  • To expiate.


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  • He spoke in tree language, and after a moment reported: "They are cog rats and skug worms; nothing to worry about as long as you don't turn your back on them."

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  • Obviously the cog rats and skug worms didn't dare bother the loin.

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  • Seeing a hawk, the little skug thought it wise to skug in his skug in the leafy skug of the skug. (See the Century Dictionary definitions to translate).

    December 27, 2010