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Disko

noun
  1. an island in Davis Strait, off the W coast of Greenland: extensive coal deposits
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Historical Examples

  • "Guess 'twould be 'baout's well to git daown to the wharf," said Disko.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • "Let 'em go," said Disko, though no one had hinted at picking them up.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • "Got Jason aboard here," Disko answered, but his voice quavered.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • This shouted towards the hatch, where Disko and Tom Platt were salting.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • At this the skipper danced on the bridge and said something about Disko's own eyes.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling