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#211852 - 07/23/13 09:54 PM Sook
T. F. Sayles Offline

Registered: 08/17/12
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Here in Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay in particular, the word "sook" has a very specific meaning, closely related to the meaning in agrarian U.S. dialect, i.e., a term of endearment or familiar name for a female bovine, a cow. In Chesapeake country, a sook is a female blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). Her male counterpart is called a jimmy.
--Tim Sayles, Annapolis

#211860 - 07/24/13 12:15 PM Re: Sook [Re: T. F. Sayles]
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