Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Cuban name of a species of grouper, Mycteroperca bonaci, a food-fish of the West Indies.

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Examples

  • He saw that now you grow old you are inclined to be somewhat costive, and every day were fain to have an apothecary, I mean a suppository or clyster, thrust into your royal nockandroe; so he has, much to the purpose, induced you to place here the arms of France; for the very sight of them puts you into such a dreadful fright that you immediately let fly as much as would come from eighteen squattering bonasi of Paeonia.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

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