Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of fishes remarkable for their slender and elongated jaws, representing in some systems a family Belonidæ, in others referred to the Scomberesocidæ; the garfishes.
“You must leave her belone for a month at least, you and your men.”
“Other fishes breed both in winter and in summer, as was previously observed: as, for instance, in winter-time the basse, the grey mullet, and the belone or pipe-fish; and in summer-time, from the middle of June to the middle of July, the female tunny, about the time of the summer solstice; and the tunny lays a sac-like enclosure in which are contained a number of small eggs.”
“Some fish actually burst because of the size of the eggs, as the fish called ‘belone’, for its eggs are large instead of numerous, what Nature has taken away in number being added in size.”
“I like to walk belone, but I would walk with you if I _said_ I would.”
“In order to fave life itfelf, or to acquire the richefi advantages that can belone to it!”
“a cup of milk first -- just cold milk belone you know, to take away the firsty.”
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