- a lake trout.
Origin of namaycush
1735–45; < Cree name·kos < Proto-Algonquian *name·kwehsa
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Examples from the Web for namaycush
“We might catch some whitefish and namaycush,” suggested Andy.
The namaycush of Nepigon weigh from nine to twenty-five pounds.
In winter there is as good sport with the namaycush, and it is managed peculiarly.
From the Namaycush Lake tilt the trail swung out through the forest, circuited a great open marsh, and returned again to the tilt.
Their thoughts were full of the hopes and aspirations of the first evening when they came to the Namaycush Lake tilt.