Definitions

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  • n. A slender marine fish of the genus Ammodytes, especially Ammodytes tobianus of the English coast.

Etymologies

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lance +‎ fish

Examples

  • It was easy for the doctor to look bedraggled—his nose was swollen, there was a gash in his forehead and a crust of beard on his chin, and he walked with a limp from the lancefish attack.

    Sanctuary

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