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[nam-i-kuhsh, nam-ey-] /ˈnæm ɪˌkʌʃ, ˈnæm eɪ-/
noun, plural namaycushes (especially collectively) namaycush.
a lake trout.
Origin of namaycush
1735-45; < Cree name·kos < Proto-Algonquian *name·kwehsa Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • “We might catch some whitefish and namaycush,” suggested Andy.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • The namaycush of Nepigon weigh from nine to twenty-five pounds.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • In winter there is as good sport with the namaycush, and it is managed peculiarly.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • From the namaycush Lake tilt the trail swung out through the forest, circuited a great open marsh, and returned again to the tilt.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • Their thoughts were full of the hopes and aspirations of the first evening when they came to the namaycush Lake tilt.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • “You was lonesome enough up at the namaycush Lake tilt,” Andy retorted.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • During the morning I dropped a troll and landed the first namaycush of the trip—­a seven-pound fish.

    The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace

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