klondyker

klondiker

/ (ˈklɒnˌdaɪkə) /

noun

British an East European factory ship

Nearby words

  1. klipspringer,
  2. klismos,
  3. klister,
  4. klondike,
  5. klondike gold rush,
  6. klong,
  7. kloof,
  8. klootchman,
  9. klopstock,
  10. klopstock, friedrich gottlieb

Word Origin for klondyker

C20: from the gold miners who took part in the 19th-century gold rush to the Klondike

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Examples from the Web for klondyker

  • Pretty sort o' Klondyker you are—go and get nearly drowned first day out!

    The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • They had failed, but it could never be said of a Klondyker that he had not tried.

    The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)