from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of sundry fishes of long, slender, compressed form, like a ribbon, as those of the genera Cepola, Trichiurus, Trachypterus, and Regalecus: especially applied to those of the suborder Tæniosomi. See the technical names, and cut under hairtail.
- n. A fish of the genus Eques, especially E. lanceolatus.
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