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Steel your heart against the seductive charms of these Husky belles!

We bade a hasty farewell to the Husky belles, and handed them into their barge.

I wonder what our Husky friends thought of this little bombardment!

Why, you don't doubt your ability to win the affections of a Husky belle, do you?

"You do what you're told with less lip," said Husky threateningly.

Shand was at his left hand; Husky faced him; Jack was at his right.

He had to smile at Husky's changed tone in his lucid moments.

Husky was now looking forward to her return no less than the others.

He offered to let Husky shoot first, and when he refused tried to pick a quarrel with him.

"You're damned lucky to get her to nurse you after you brought it on yourself," Joe said to Husky.

WORD ORIGIN

"hoarse," c.1722 in reference to a cattle disease (of persons, 1740), from husk on the notion of "dry as a husk." Earlier (1550s) "having husks." Sense of "tough and strong" (like corn husks) is first found 1869, American English. Related: Huskily; huskiness.

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