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  • n. A porpoise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A porpoise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of porpoise.


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  • ‘porkpisce’ (Spenser), that is sea-hog, or more accurately hogfish {58} will be ‘porpesse’, and then ‘porpoise’, as it is now.

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