Definitions starting with C

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corb

/kohb/, cub /kob/ [cf. OED cob a fish obs. →1804, but probably from cub the young. . .of the whale or shark W3] n. a flat-headed, man-eating shark, Carcharhinus leucas: 1895 corb (Edwards 68). 1934 cub (pup shark) (Bell 146). cf. COBY 2 (Gen.)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-14 16:44
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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