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- n. Any of various fish of the cod family found in British waters; especially those of the genera Gadus and Motella.
- n. A pike.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small British fish (Motella argenteola) of the Cod family.
- n. A pike, so called at Moray Firth; -- called also gead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish: same as rockling. See Motella.
Compare cod ("kind of fish"). (Wiktionary)