from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lamprey.
- n. The mutton-fish or eel-pout, Zoarces anguillaris, a fish of the family Lycodidæ, inhabiting the Atlantic coast of North America from Labrador to Delaware, and representing a section of the genus Zoarces in which the fin-rays and vertebræ are increased in number.
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Spiny, egg-like sea-urchins, green wrinkles, and an occasional flounder or lamper-eel gave variety to the catch.