Lyrie
Lyrie Ly"rie (l[imac]"r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; -- called also {noble}, {pluck}, {pogge}, {sea poacher}, and {armed bullhead}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lyrie — variant of lyre3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • armed bullhead — Lyrie Ly rie (l[imac] r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; called also {noble},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noble — Lyrie Ly rie (l[imac] r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; called also {noble},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peristethus cataphractum — Lyrie Ly rie (l[imac] r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; called also {noble},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pluck — Lyrie Ly rie (l[imac] r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; called also {noble},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pogge — Lyrie Ly rie (l[imac] r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; called also {noble},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea poacher — Lyrie Ly rie (l[imac] r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Peristethus cataphractum}), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; called also {noble},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noble — No ble, n. 1. A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer. [1913 Webster] 2. An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61 (in 1913). [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pluck — Pluck, n. 1. The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch. [1913 Webster] 2. [Prob. so called as being plucked out after the animal is killed; or cf. Gael. & Ir. pluc a lump, a knot, a bunch.] The heart, liver, and lights of an animal. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poacher — Poach er (p[=o]ch [ e]r), n. 1. One who poaches; one who kills or catches game or fish contrary to law. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The American widgeon. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] {Sea poacher} (Zo[ o]l.), the lyrie. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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