Definitions starting with F

ID #3677

fin

n. [0ED, something resembling a fish's fin; 1811 DVT an arm nautical] n. leg, especially of an insect, reptile, etc.: 1977.A loggerhead [tur­tle]. . .stood on all fours or fins over the nest (Albury 27). When we cook the black crab, we just open it and take off all the fin and the biter (Exuma). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-28 16:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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