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namaycush

[nam-i-kuhsh, nam-ey-]
noun, plural nam·ay·cush·es, (especially collectively) nam·ay·cush.
  1. a lake trout.
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Origin of namaycush

1735–45; < Cree name·kos < Proto-Algonquian *name·kwehsa
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Historical Examples

  • “We might catch some whitefish and namaycush,” suggested Andy.

    Grit A-Plenty

    Dillon Wallace

  • 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.

    Grit A-Plenty

    Dillon Wallace

  • Their thoughts were full of the hopes and aspirations of the first evening when they came to the Namaycush Lake tilt.

    Grit A-Plenty

    Dillon Wallace