Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish containing seed, roe, or spawn; a ripe fish.

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Examples

  • The whole machine was swollen at the sides like a seed-fish; the boards were bent, and the pedal pointed upwards like a foot in the act of walking; the arms of the candlesticks looked like clenched fists.

    In Midsummer Days, and Other Tales

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