spearfish


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spearfish \Spear"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
   (a) A large and powerful fish (Tetrapturus albidus) related
       to the swordfish, but having scales and ventral fins. It
       is found on the American coast and the Mediterranean.
   (b) The carp sucker.
       [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quillback \Quill"back`\, n. (Zool.)
   An American fresh-water fish (Ictiobus cyprinus syn.
   Carpiodes cyprinus); -- called also carp sucker,
   sailfish, spearfish, and skimback.
   [1913 Webster]
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