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  • n. Plural form of goldeye.

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Examples

  • Wildcat assisted him ably in his labours, and still more ably in the after consumption of the goldeyes.

    The Red Man's Revenge A Tale of The Red River Flood

  • "Well, my friend," said La Certe, "fish is very scarce just now, but you may have five goldeyes for your five shillings."

    The Buffalo Runners A Tale of the Red River Plains

  • "No, no," interrupted the half-breed, amiably, "by no means -- but if you really think it too much fish for the money I will give you four goldeyes!"

    The Buffalo Runners A Tale of the Red River Plains

  • "You shall have another goldeye into the bargain -- six goldeyes for the five shillings and a whole catfish for the box and snuff -- voila!"

    The Buffalo Runners A Tale of the Red River Plains

  • It was a fine healthy, contemplative occupation; one that admirably suited their tendency to repose, and at the same time filled them with that virtuous sensation which awaits those who know that they are engaged in useful occupation -- for were not goldeyes the best of eating?

    The Buffalo Runners A Tale of the Red River Plains

  • That estimable member of the colony was seated one fine day on the banks of the river fishing for goldeyes -- a small fish about the size of a plump herring.

    The Buffalo Runners A Tale of the Red River Plains

  • The fish we fished for were goldeyes, and the manner of our fishing was this: --

    Hudson Bay

  • Just in front of the gate runs, or rather glides, the peaceful Assinaboine, where, on a fine day in autumn, may be seen thousands of goldeyes playing in its limpid waters.

    Hudson Bay

  • Of these, I think the goldeyes the best; at any rate, they are the most numerous.

    Hudson Bay

  • The truth of the proverb, "It never rains but it pours," was soon verified by the immense number of goldeyes of every size, from one foot to four inches, which we showered into the bushes behind us.

    Hudson Bay

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