Husk"y (?), a. [From Husk, n.]

Abounding with husks; consisting of husks. Dryden.

 

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Hus"ky (?), a. [Prob. for husty; cf. OE. host cough, AS. hwOsta; akin to D. hoest, G. husten, OHG. huosto, Icel. hOsti. See Wheeze.]

Rough in tone; harsh; hoarse; raucous; as, a husky voice.

 

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Hus"ky (?), a.

Powerful; strong; burly. [Colloq., U. S.]

A good, husky man to pitch in the barnyard.
Hamlin Garland.

 

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Hus"ky (?), n.; pl. - kies (#). [Cf. Eskimo.]

1.

An Eskimo; also, an Eskimo dog.

2.

The Eskimo language.

 

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