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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A loose upper garment worn in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
  • n. A name in the West Indies and elsewhere of many different fishes, especially of fishes of the genus Cyphosus (Kyphosus), as chopa blanca (K. sectatrix) of Bermuda (the Bermuda chub); chopa amarilla (K. incisor) of the West Indies; K. elegans of the tropical American coast of the Pacific; etc.

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