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  • n. A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the related American cunner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the related American cunner. See cunner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who tests, examines, or inspects; one who has a speeial knowledge of anything. See aleconner.
  • n. One who gives steering directions to the helmsman of a, ship.
  • n. A person who stood upon a cliff or an elevated part of the sea-coast in the time of the herring-fishing, to point out to the fishermen by signs the course of shoals of fish; a balker.

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