Hol"lus*chick`ie (?), n. sing. & pl. [Prob. of Russ. goluishka bare of possessions, offspring, etc., fr. golui&ibreve; naked.] (Zool.)

A young male fur seal, esp. one from three to six years old; -- called also bachelor, because prevented from breeding by the older full- grown males.

The holluschickie are the seals that may legally be killed for their skins.

But he'll lie down on the killing grounds where the holluschickie go. Kipling.


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