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shipjack

[cf. OED skipjack name given to various fishes that leap out of the water] n. a fish (sp?) of the jack family: 1782 Baracuda, shipjacks, albecores (Bruce 46). <Black>

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2011-09-23 21:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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