How cold does it have to be to justify one of their mink dresses?
This past January, the idea of mink came to Choi—the concept, from thought to finished product, took roughly a month.
One 1918 example, in wispy silk chiffon and lace is even trimmed in mink!
I tell you, suh, I is done smell all de smells o' mink an' mus' an' puffume, but I ain' nuver smell nuttin' like dat jail.
I also told Aunt Belle to see about relining my mink cape and muff.
She had an old Leghorn hen that a mink killed just after the hen had brought out a brood of chickens.
Then he will return to the Great Lake and trap the marten and the mink.
He swam to a point ten feet above it, and dropped down with the stealth of a mink.
mink was not in sight, but the barkeeper stood rigidly on duty.
After I had stretched the mink skin I hung it up in this hollow tree, and it was a very good place to dry the pelts that I caught.
early 15c., "skin or fur of the mink," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish menk "a stinking animal in Finland"). Applied in English to the animal itself from 1620s.