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Noun: Selkirk  'sel,kurk
  1. Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
    - Selcraig, Alexander Selkirk, Alexander Selcraig

Type of: crewman, sailor

Encyclopedia: Selkirk, New York