It is known as the wood-shock or pekan, and is also called the black cat, and fisher.
A third had caught a pekan; but the prisoner had been worried and torn to atoms.
Others call it the fisher, although it never fishes, while to the Indians it is the pekan—the killer-in-the-dark.
It is the otchœk of the Crees, and the pekan of the Canadians.
He had instantly thought that she meant that pekan was right there somewhere.
Without a pause, the pekan deliberately sprang out into the air and disappeared in a snow bank full forty feet below.
Even yet he had one advantage which no amount of courage or speed on the part of the pekan could have overcome.
In his article he gives the pekan the credit of showing considerable cunning and finesses.
The men shortened the line to thirty miles and for six times in succession did pekan destroy the traps.
Such quiet waters are favourite resorts for beaver and mink and marten and pekan.