Lepidopus argyreus
Scabbard Scab"bard, 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. [1913 Webster]

Nor in thy scabbard sheathe that famous blade. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

{Scabbard fish} (Zo["o]l.), a long, compressed, silver-colored t[ae]nioid fish ({Lepidopus argyreus} syn. {Lepidopus caudatus}), found on the European coasts, and more abundantly about New Zealand, where it is called {frostfish} and considered an excellent food fish. [1913 Webster]


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