He looked very thin, was huskily bearded, and in a slim blue suit.
Goles gave him no thanks, but he said huskily: "I heard one of the sailors say she's a goner."
Strangeways recovered himself with an effort, "No, no," he said huskily.
"I won't ever do nothin' for her; but if ever you see her, I'd like you to help her out if she needs it," he said huskily.
“Mr. Thornton,” she whispered, huskily, and could say no more.
I said, huskily—for my heart was fluttering like a captive bird.
"You must remember that—that I have a father's feelings," he gasped then, huskily.
“Bel, old lad,” he said huskily, and he winced with pain as he tried to stretch out his left hand.
"I don't know how I ever got away," said the hunchback, huskily.
"I hadn't any idea of anything of that kind," said Mrs. Rose, huskily.
"hoarse," c.1722 in reference to a cattle disease (of persons, 1740), from husk on the notion of "dry as a husk." Earlier (1550s) "having husks." Sense of "tough and strong" (like corn husks) is first found 1869, American English. Related: Huskily; huskiness.
"Eskimo dog," 1852, Canadian English, earlier (1830) hoskey "an Eskimo," probably shortened variant of Ehuskemay (1743), itself a variant of Eskimo.
The moment any vessel is noticed steering for these islands [Whalefish Islands], the Esquimaux, or "Huskies,"* as the Danes customarily term them, come off in sufficient numbers to satisfy you that you are near the haunts of uncivilized men, and will afford sufficient information to guide any stranger to his anchorage. *"Husky" is their own term. I recollect the chorus to a song at Kamtchatka was "Husky, Husky." ["Last of the Arctic Voyages," London, 1855]