kiack

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kiack (plural kiacks)

  1. Alternative form of kayak[1]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kiack (plural kiacks)

  1. (Canada) Alosa pseudoharengus, a species of small freshwater fish, also known as the alewife.
    • 2007, "Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)," Fisheries and Aquaculture—Government of Nova Scotia (retrieved 30 Nov. 2011):
      Common names for the alewife are gaspereau, river herring, sawbelly, or kiack.
    • 2010, William Casselman, Nova Scotia Fish Word: Kiack, www.billcasselman.com (retrieved 29 Nov. 2011):
      Finally, I visited a group of kiack fishermen down in Argyle. This was a new fishery to me. The kiack (also called gaspereau and alewife in other areas) is fished with a dip net out of small brooks in the Tusket River area.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kiack (plural kiacks)

  1. A temple for practitioners of Buddhism within Burma.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ kiack at OneLook Dictionary Search
  2. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.