from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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Someone raised the cover of a vat, and peering down into the opening we saw a small, vicious engine hard at work, entirely enveloped in twisty, coily, stewy depths of black oil, like a devil-fish writhing in sea-ooze and cuttle-juice.
a few roasted sharks, and a little boiled sea-ooze, being all that was left them.