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  • n. A chub. (fish)

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  • n. The chub.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fish otherwise called the chub or cheven.


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  • Even Walton, who gives instructions for cooking a chavender or chub, is discreetly silent on the cooking of a dace, though he tells us how to catch him.

    From a Cornish Window A New Edition

  • However I haven't been back in a while, and it did tend to be sadly underpopulated even at peak times. chavender wrote:

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  • The word chubby originates from "The chub" which is an alternative word for this kind of fish. Heard this on QI.

    May 4, 2011