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Husky

Definition

[n] breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog
[adj] deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
[adj] muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; (`buirdly' is a Scottish term; "a buirdly lad of twelve")

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