klondyker

klondyker

(ˈklɒnˌdaɪkə) or klondiker
n
1. (Nautical Terms) Brit an East European factory ship
[C20: from the gold miners who took part in the 19th-century gold rush to the Klondike]
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But, when your peepers catch a glimpse of that unmistakable yellow twinkle in a panful of gravel, your heart starts to race and you're hooked like an old west klondyker.
A police communications mast at Braemore Junction and a klondyker in Ullapool harbour were both struck by lightning.
The other boat belonged to a Russian klondyker and was anchored in the loch.