Why, you don't doubt your ability to win the affections of a husky belle, do you?
Steel your heart against the seductive charms of these husky belles!
But not until evening did he casually suggest to the husky that he had more dogs than he could feed through the summer.
husky's hands holding the cards shook, and his face changed colour.
We bade a hasty farewell to the husky belles, and handed them into their barge.
"Maybe it was a beast or a bird—some kind of an owl," suggested husky shakily.
Now have husky there run me in a line with ship's power and I'll get this stuff set up.
Black Shand became as pale as paper, while husky's face turned purple.
So far as we could find out, the husky's connection with cribbage ceased with his making these edition de luxe boards.
Shand was at his left hand; husky faced him; Jack was at his right.
"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]