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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A codfish.
  • n. A kind of wattled box for catching herrings.
  • n. A lazy, lumpish person.


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  • "1. A codfish.
    2. A kind of wattled box for catching herrings.
    3. A lazy, lumpish person." -- Cent. Dict.

    May 17, 2011

  • an oafish woman

    January 12, 2008