seecatch [sē′kach′ēsē′kach΄ ]
[Russ sekach, sekachi < Ger seekatze, lit., sea cat, transl. of Russ ( morskoy) kot, (sea) cat, term used in Kamchatka]
the adult male fur seal of Alaskan waters: also seecatchie [sē′kach′ē]

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  • Seecatch — See catch, n. [Russ. siekach.] (Zo[ o]l.) A full grown male fur seal. [Alaska] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seecatch — /see kach /, n., pl. seecatchie / kach ee/. the adult male of the fur seal, Callorhinus alascanus, of Alaska. [1880 85, Amer.; earlier seecatchie (collective or pl.) < Russ sekachí, pl. of SEKÁCH mature male fur seal, hog, or wild boar, lit.,… …   Universalium

  • seecatch — see·catch …   English syllables

  • seecatch — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sek- — To cut. Derivatives include scythe, Saxon, skin, insect, and sickle. 1. scythe, from Old English sīthe, sigthe, sickle, from Germanic *segithō, sickle. 2. Su …   Universalium

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