Found 1 items, similar to frostfish.
English → English
, n. [OE. scaubert, scauberk, OF. escaubers,
escauberz, pl., scabbards, probably of German or Scan.
origin; cf. Icel. sk[=a]lpr scabbard, and G. bergen to
conceal. Cf. Hauberk
The case in which the blade of a sword, dagger, etc., is
kept; a sheath.
Nor in thy scabbard sheathe that famous blade.
(Zo["o]l.), a long, compressed,
silver-colored t[ae]nioid fish (Lepidopus argyreus
), found on the European coasts, and
more abundantly about New Zealand, where it is called
and considered an excellent food fish.
, n. [Tom (see Tomboy
) + cod: cf. F. tacaud
whiting pout, American Indian tacaud, literally, plenty
(a) A small edible American fish (Microgadus tomcod
) of the
Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on the Atlantic
coast of the Northen United States; -- called also
. See Illust. under Frostfish
(b) The kingfish. See Kingfish
(c) The jack. See 2d Jack
cutlass fish \cutlass fish\
, cutlassfish \cutlassfish\
1. (Zo["o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish
) of the southern United States and
West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and
sharp daggerlike teeth; -- called also frostfish
, saber fish
, silver eel
, and, improperly, swordfish
several related members of the genus Trichiurus
. It is
closely related to snake mackerel.
Syn: frost fish, frostfish, hairtail.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]