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Usage examples for gamy

  1. The mascalonge, as a game fish, is scarcely behind the small- mouthed bass and is certainly more gamy than the lake trout. – Woodcraft by George W. Sears
  2. They had a very gamy look. – A Year in the Fields by John Burroughs
  3. Did you notice how gamy he was, little brother; how he played? – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke
  4. I don't know why; they are certainly gamy enough. – Woodcraft and Camping by George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
  5. He says they increase the gamy flavor of the fish he enjoys so much; and I half believe that Mr. Graham in this indirect and delicate way is still seeking to amuse my father, and so compensate him for his absence. – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  6. " Yes," he smiled and added, with a wink: " I could not refuse so gamy an invitation." – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  7. And then, as they drew breath, they inhaled the odour of the Camemberts, whose gamy scent had overpowered the less penetrating emanations of the Marolles and the Limbourgs, and spread around with remarkable power. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  8. Swimming against the current, they take the fly eagerly; and one cannot hope to land a more gaudy or more gamy fish. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  9. The mongrel geese much resemble the wild gander in type and color and are in demand on the market because of their wild or gamy flavor. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  10. Stuffed birds and animals were also on the shelves, and no epicure ever enjoyed the gamy flavor as we did. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  11. But when Murray gets an act of congress at his back and a squad of nervy, gamy law- abiding monogamous assistants appointed by the president under that act of congress to knock crosswise and crooked the Jim Crow revelations of Utah and Mormondom, you will see the fur fly, and the fragrant follower of a false prophet will rise up William Riley and the regular army will feel lonesome. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  12. The cat weighed more than Mop did, and was very gamy – A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs by Laurence Hutton
  13. Will the little ogre pass without repugnance from the gamy flavour of a carcase to the scent of flowers? – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  14. One time they sent out a new agent to the reservation, and he hears talk back and forth of Pete philandering thisaway; and he had his orders from the Gov'ment at Washington, D. C., to stamp out this here poly- gamy or whatever you call it; so he orders Pete up on the carpet and says to him: 'Look here now, Pete! – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  15. " The rainbow is a very gamy trout," agreed the angler, " and it runs large, up to twenty pounds sometimes, but pound for pound, there's more fight in a steelhead." – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  16. This process makes the flesh firmer if the days continue cool, but if the weather turns mild as the fish are hanging they acquire both a flavour and a smell exceedingly gamy – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron