Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See salmon.

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Examples

  • It was a coil of hempen twine, two cords, really, at the end of which was tied a barbless, heavy fishhook'the kind sea-fishers used to take shark and the great sea-salmon.

    Oathblood

  • It was a coil of hempen twine, two cords, really, at the end of which was tied a barbless, heavy fishhook, the kind seafishers used to take shark and the great sea-salmon.

    The Oathbound

  • Following the sea-salmon, the rivers are next visited in January by shoals of very large sea-mullet -- blue-black backs, silvery bellies and sides, and yellow fins and tails.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

  • The saw-fish, to which I have before alluded as harrying the swarms of sea-salmon, also make havoc with the Jew-fish, and very often are caught on Jew-fish lines.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

  • During November and December the bars of these rivers are literally black with incredible numbers of coarse sea-salmon -- a fish much like the English sea bass -- which, making their way over the bars, swim up the rivers and remain there for about a week.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

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