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  • n. The garfish or sea needle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The garfish or sea needle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The garfish, Belone vulgaris: so called in allusion to the projecting jaws.
  • n. A species of Syngnathid√¶; a pipe-fish: so named in reference to the texture of the exoskeleton.
  • n. The sand-pike or sauger, Stizostedium canadense, a percoid fish: so named in allusion to its color.

Etymologies

Anglo-Saxon hornfisc. (Wiktionary)

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