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Disko

/ˈdɪskəʊ/
noun
1.
an island in Davis Strait, off the W coast of Greenland: extensive coal deposits
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  • "Go araound the Horn ef there's anythin' worth goin' fer, and the grub holds aout," said disko.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • "'Guess she'd carry stays'l," said disko, rolling one eye at his brother.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • "It's blown clear," disko cried, and all the fo'c'sle tumbled up for a bit of fresh air.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • This shouted towards the hatch, where disko and Tom Platt were salting.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • He learned later that disko was entirely equal to that and any other business, and could even help others.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • At this the skipper danced on the bridge and said something about disko's own eyes.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • That was magnificent, in spite of disko saying that it would break a snake's back to follow his wake.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • "Naow you've made a show o' me, Salters," said disko, angrily.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • "They'll tell that tale ag'in' us fer years—that's all," said disko.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • "Got Jason aboard here," disko answered, but his voice quavered.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling

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