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.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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."
Obviously the cog rats and skug worms didn't dare bother the loin.
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