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- n. Alternative form of gurnard (fish)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of gurnard.
- n. Same as garnet.
- n. In Australia, the fish Centropogon scorpœnoides, of the family Scorpœnidæ.
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To go to the sewing of Fish, Musculade, Minews in few of porpos or of salmon, bak'd herring with sugar, green fish pike, lamprey, salent, porpos roasted, bak'd gurnet and baked lamprey.
The pots have been set and baited with gurnet; during the two hours 'interval we are anchored.
If I be not ashamed of my soldiers, I am a soused gurnet.
As the tide rises, lithe and glashin, brazers, gurnet, rock codling, and crowds of cuddings come here to feed, and the fisherman, on those rare days, when he can land at all, may count on bringing home with him great bunches of fish strung through the gills.
"If I be not ashamed of my soldiers, I am a soused gurnet."
If that is not a great lesson for the young, as well as for the old, then write me down as a soused gurnet.
- “If I be not ashamed of my soldiers, I am a souced gurnet,” says Falstaff; which shows that this fish has been long known in England.
INGREDIENTS. — 1 gurnet, 6 oz. of salt to each gallon of water.
"You hear what the gentleman says, Billy, you dirty little gurnet," said
The final letters give the _species_, and the initials the _specific fish_ indicated, thus: _Panjoo_ is whale, _Banjoi_ is skate, _Danjo_ is herring, _Kanja_ is gurnet, _Danji_ is sea-perch, _Danjai_ is eel,