- adj. 声音沙哑的；有壳的；强壮的
- n. 强壮结实之人；爱斯基摩人
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1. The derivative husky was coined in the 16th century; its use for 'hoarse' comes from the idea of having dry husks in the throat (the husky dog  is an entirely different word, probably an alteration of Eskimo).
2. 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.
- husky (adj.)
- "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.
- husky (n.)
- "Eskimo dog," 1852, Canadian English, earlier (1830) hoskey "an Eskimo," probably shortened variant of Ehuskemay (1743), itself a variant of Eskimo.
The moment any vessel is noticed steering for these islands [Whalefish Islands], the Esquimaux, or "Huskies,"* as the Danes customarily term them, come off in sufficient numbers to satisfy you that you are near the haunts of uncivilized men, and will afford sufficient information to guide any stranger to his anchorage. *"Husky" is their own term. I recollect the chorus to a song at Kamtchatka was "Husky, Husky." ["Last of the Arctic Voyages," London, 1855]
- 1. She spoke in a husky whisper.
- 2. He is a husky boy.
- 3. Her voice was husky with anger.
- 4. Simultaneously I heard his voice, gruff, muffled, husky, at the hall telephone.
- 就在同时我听见了他的声音, 粗犷 、 低沉 、 沙哑, 正在用门廓的电话与什么人通着话.
来自英汉文学 - 盖茨比
- 5. There was a husky tenderness in his tone. " Daisy? "
- 他沙哑的声音流露着柔情, “ 黛西? ”
来自英汉文学 - 盖茨比
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