from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish of the family Sciænidæ, Aplodinotus (Haplodinotus) grunniens, with elevated back or shoulders; the bubbler or fresh-water drumfish.
- n. A fish of the family Catostomidæ, Ictiobus bubalus; a buffalo-fish.
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In these years immediately following the Civil War not only was the river full of delicious fish -- bass, buffalo-perch, blue catfish, and other eatable varieties -- but the woods