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  • n. Plural form of sharkfin.

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Examples

  • Palace was always very good and clean, especially when we had foreign guests, and of course we had a variety of dishes for such occasions, such as sharkfins, birds 'nest pudding, not to mention a great quantity of other things.

    Two Years in the Forbidden City

  • The food in the Palace was always very good and clean, especially when we had foreign guests, and of course we had a variety of dishes for such occasions, such as sharkfins, birds 'nest pudding, not to mention a great quantity of other things.

    Two Years in the Forbidden City

  • 'I Three tall rigs bearing in on us, oversized sails like white sharkfins.

    The Gates of Noon

  • By night they glimmered beneath the tropical moon as we struggled to lose them among the infinite oceans of the Spiral, the waves of boundless mist which beat against the shores of a myriad realities; but at sunrise we would always see them, often closer-hauled than we could manage, scudding along like pale sharkfins in our wake.

    The Gates of Noon

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