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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the remoras (Echeneididæ), said to be used by the Chinese to catch other fish and turtles.

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  • Fisher-fish, a species of Remora, said to be trained by the Chinese to catch turtle. — Smyth's 1867 Sailor's Wordbook

    August 9, 2008