Holcad
Holcad Hol"cad, n. [Gr. 'olka`s, -a`dos, a ship which is towed, a ship of burden, fr. 'e`lkein to draw. Gf. {Hulk}.] A large ship of burden, in ancient Greece. --Mitford. [1913 Webster]

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