Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The garfish, Belone vulgaris: so called in allusion to the projecting jaws.
  • noun A species of Syngnathidæ; a pipe-fish: so named in reference to the texture of the exoskeleton.
  • noun The sand-pike or sauger, Stizostedium canadense, a percoid fish: so named in allusion to its color.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The garfish or sea needle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The garfish or sea needle.

Etymologies

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Anglo-Saxon hornfisc.

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