from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sparoid fish, Boops salpa, found about the Cape of Good Hope.


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  • The dried fish, very properly known as stink-fish, is much preferred; this is either eaten as it is, or put into stews as seasoning, as also are the snails.

    Travels in West Africa

  • What they had to do was choose either lamb or a nice cut of stink-fish and then make two very ornate, very delicious sides to go with it.

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