from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sort of stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, var. cataphractus, found from San Francisco to Alaska and Kamchatka, and destructive to salmon-fry and -spawn.
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Ogilvie was at Aldershot; while he -- what else was he than a mere deer-stalker and salmon-killer?