Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mudcat.
  • n. A thin strip of food, usually fish or chicken.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The flat-headed or mud catfish, Leptops olivaris, a large fish of the United States interior waters, attaining a weight of 75 pounds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw

Etymologies

From French goujon ("gudgeon (fish)") (Wiktionary)
From French goujon ("dowel, pin") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They always caught some fish, and often they made excellent catches of the dace-like fish that were called goujon.

    A Moveable Feast

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