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- n. Archaic form of halibut.
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- n. See halibut.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See halibut, halibutter.
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- n. marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes
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Whales and porpesses abound along the coasts; and the adjacent sea and bays yield an abundance of holibut, turbot, cod, haddocks, and other fish.
Waterfowl were in considerable abundance: but torsk and holibut were almost the only kinds of fish that were caught.