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I also told Aunt Belle to see about relining my mink cape and muff.

Then he will return to the Great Lake and trap the marten and the mink.

Mink arose, but no sooner was he on his feet than his courage returned.

Mink is a dead shot, and probably wire-edged with whisky and expecting me.

Mink was not in sight, but the barkeeper stood rigidly on duty.

But when, a few hours later, he heard that Mink had disappeared he was indignant.

Jake had a gun, and Mink is able to prove that he shot in self-defense.

"Well, we might as well go after the mink as do anything," answered Fred.

"You won't have no easy time of it getting a mink," he said.

He had seen the mink at a distance, but had been unable to bring the game down.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "skin or fur of the mink," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish menk "a stinking animal in Finland"). Applied in English to the animal itself from 1620s.

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