Friday, July 20, 2007

Another word...

Gunkhole, n - a small body of shallow, stagnant, and boggy water, usually with poor fishing (for trout). Usage - "Ain't no use fishin there, nothin' but chubs and sunfish in that gunkhole!" Can also be used as an adjective, as in "near that gunkhole brook over by McDuff's corner"

- Submitted by KFB (Bangor, Maine)

1 comment:

Brn in Mne, lvng in xhile said...

We kayakers turn gunkhole into a verb: we go gunkholing, which is to turn off the main lake/river and explore these stagnant pools of water for the express purpose of viewing wildlife.