He looked very thin, was huskily bearded, and in a slim blue suit.
Goles gave him no thanks, but he said huskily: "I heard one of the sailors say she's a goner."
Then he laid his head on the table and began to sob, talking brokenly and huskily.
"I won't ever do nothin' for her; but if ever you see her, I'd like you to help her out if she needs it," he said huskily.
"Not at all," replied Bones, huskily; but with a fine carelessness.
I said, huskily—for my heart was fluttering like a captive bird.
"Maybe I've missed it and maybe I ain't," she said, huskily.
“Bel, old lad,” he said huskily, and he winced with pain as he tried to stretch out his left hand.
"I got that last week, and it seemed final," he said huskily.
"I hadn't any idea of anything of that kind," said Mrs. Rose, huskily.
"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]