Example sentences for: aertoercken

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  • There is also the learned guess, as in the etymology for groundhog , the Midland name for the eastern woodchuck, which may be a calque from Dutch aertoercken , and archaic variant of aardvarken , literally `earth pig'; or hieronymous , a euphemism for the posterior, which may derive from Greek hieron osteon , the name for the sacrum; or the southern Appalachian expression to come out of the little end of the horn meaning `to be unlucky,' which is probably an allusion to a “reverse” cornucopia.

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