Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of gudgeon.

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Examples

  • He catches salmon with gudgeons. 3 If you dine at his house, he has an intention on you.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • Catfishes, rainbow fishes, gobies and gudgeons are particularly common.

    Lorentz National Park, Indonesia

  • “Hold your fire, you gudgeons!” he thundered, bounding over the debris toward the direction of the sound of yet another snarl and breaking glass.

    Sexy Beast IV

  • Your diversivolent lawyer, mark him! knaves turn informers, as maggots turn to flies, you may catch gudgeons with either.

    The White Devil

  • Your diversivolent lawyer, mark him! knaves turn informers, as maggots turn to flies, you may catch gudgeons with either.

    The White Devil

  • Oh, the little sandy spot below the tumbledown dike, where I used to catch gudgeons!

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • ‘I must go to Doctors’ Commons and read up wills of the parents of any likely gudgeons I may know.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Know then, I have made divers desperate leaps at those upper regions; but always fell backward into this vapour-pit, exhausted and dispirited by those ineffectual efforts; and here we poor valetudinarians pant and struggle, like so many Chinese gudgeons, gasping in the bottom of a punch-bowl.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • She was in love with her match just as farmers are in love with wheat and eighty shillings a quarter; or shareholders — innocent gudgeons — with seven and half per cent interest on their paid up capital.

    Doctor Thorne

  • She went out to the stream which flowed through the garden, and had a whole bucketful of gudgeons brought to her.

    Household Tales

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