Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A substance of a penetrating odor, obtained from the musk deer; also, the odor.

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Usage examples "musk":

  1. " Some boy must have set that trap here to catch musk rats," said Farmer Black. - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus", Laura Lee Hope.
  2. And his head will smell of my musk for a week to come! - "Winds of the World", Talbot Mundy.
  3. Though the hunter never knew for a certainty, his relief was doubtless due either to the coming of a polar bear, feared by the wolves, or to the scenting of an attractive musk- ox. - "True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World", Adolphus W. Greely.