muskie

[ muhs-kee ]
/ ˈmʌs ki /

noun

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Origin of muskie

First recorded in 1890–95; musk(ellunge) + -ie

Definition for muskie (2 of 2)

Muskie
[ muhs-kee ]
/ ˈmʌs ki /

noun

Edmund (Six·tus) [sik-stuhs], /ˈsɪk stəs/, 1914–96, U.S. politician: senator 1959–80; secretary of state 1980–81.
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Example sentences from the Web for muskie

  • The “crying” incident is thought to have hurt Muskie in the primary--which he won handily, but with under 50 percent of the vote.

    The World’s Toughest Political Quiz|Jeff Greenfield|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • We beat Muskie in early 1972 and we beat Humphrey and Jackson in the spring and summer of 1972.

    McGovern's Legacy|Michael Tomasky|October 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
  • It was a muskie that furnished us with an introduction to those tricky scales which some unregenerate fishermen are said to use.

    Days in the Open|Lathan A. Crandall

British Dictionary definitions for muskie (1 of 2)

muskie
/ (ˈmʌskɪ) /

noun

Canadian an informal name for the muskellunge

British Dictionary definitions for muskie (2 of 2)

Muskie
/ (ˈmʌskɪ) /

noun

Edmund (Sixtus). 1914–96, US Democratic politician: Governor of Maine (1955–59): senator for Maine (1959–80): Secretary of State (1980–81)
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