or muc·luc, muck·luck
- a soft boot worn by Eskimos, often lined with fur and usually made of sealskin or reindeer skin.
- a similar boot with a soft sole, usually worn for lounging.
Origin of mukluk
1865–70, Americanism; < Yupik maklak bearded seal, incorrectly taken to mean “sealskin,” then transferred to boots made of sealskin
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Examples from the Web for mucluc
His gentle snore arose on the air, and Mucluc Charley began to giggle.
One of us has got to make a run of it to Mucluc an' raise a relief.
This was their sixth day out from the lively camp of Mucluc on the Yukon.
Mucluc Charley chased the elusive idea through all the nooks and crannies of his drowning consciousness.
Mucluc Charley cast off the painter, and Leclaire shoved the boat out into the current.
- a soft boot, usually of sealskin, worn by the Inuit
from Inuktitut muklok large seal
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