Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See barbel, 3.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See barbel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of barbel.

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Examples

  • Kim and Coquette spent their days curled around each other in sunny spots like Siamese wreaths, and Mom’s Persian Ming Ming spent hers down at the water hole catching barble—plump catfish that tasted of mud.

    Rainbow’s End

  • Kim and Coquette spent their days curled around each other in sunny spots like Siamese wreaths, and Mom’s Persian Ming Ming spent hers down at the water hole catching barble—plump catfish that tasted of mud.

    Rainbow’s End

  • (there is no arguing when the details are so specific); the barble is "a Fish that will not meddle with the baite untill with her taile she have unhooked it from the hooke."

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 2

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  • a fish lip sense organ

    March 12, 2009