- a lake trout.
Origin of namaycush
1735–45; < Cree name·kos < Proto-Algonquian *name·kwehsa
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Examples from the Web for namaycush
“We might catch some whitefish and namaycush,” suggested Andy.
In winter there is as good sport with the namaycush, and it is managed peculiarly.
The namaycush of Nepigon weigh from nine to twenty-five pounds.
From the Namaycush Lake tilt the trail swung out through the forest, circuited a great open marsh, and returned again to the tilt.
Their thoughts were full of the hopes and aspirations of the first evening when they came to the Namaycush Lake tilt.