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passing jack

[from its seasonal passing through local waters in schools] n. a dark-colored jackfish, Caranx lugubris: 1905 (Shattuck 295). 1928 Fried Gogoleye [and] Passing Jack are fish dishes of the most delicious order (Curry 63).— BLACK JACK (Gen.)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2012-12-01 22:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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