from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An English fish, allied to the cod; the coalfish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An English fish, allied to the cod; the coalfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A local English name of the coalfish.


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  • I encourage all voters who can read to please get a gaint billard which show's Hillary's signature on the agreement she signed last fall and stand next to these idiots.

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  • Mexico and Portugal were playing their World Cup match and, except for the occasional roar coming into the street from various bars, restaurants and billard parlors we passed in our walk, the town was oddly silent.

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  • We went into the billard-room and took something; that is, Peter and

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  • The others passed on into a conservatory beyond the library, where was a billard-table, and many nooks for conversation amid the cunning labyrinths of flowers.

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  • I was altering and amending the plans for my house, and thinking over the propriety of having the billard-room in the attic, instead of on the same floor with the dining-room; also, I was trying to decide between green and blue for the upholstery of the drawing-room, for, although my preference was blue

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  • He has contrived things so various as the self-acting mule and the best electro-magnet, wet gas-meters and dry planing machines, iron billard-tables and turret-clocks, the centrifugal railway and the drill slotting-machine, an apparatus for making cigars and machinery for the propulsion and equipment of steamships; so that he may almost be regarded as the Admirable Crichton of modem mechanics.

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