Husky

Definition of Husky

Husk´y
a.1.Abounding with husks; consisting of husks.
1.Rough in tone; harsh; hoarse; raucous; as, a husky voice.
1.Powerful; strong; burly.
A good, husky man to pitch in the barnyard.
- Hamlin Garland.
n.1.An Eskimo.
2.The Eskimo language.
3.an Eskimo dog, especially a breed of strong heavy-coated dogs used to pull dogsleds in the Northern regions of North America.

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