Saber fish
Saber Sa"ber, Sabre Sa"bre, n. [F. sabre, G. s["a]bel; of uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz['a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ. sabla, and L. Gr. zabo`s crooked, curved.] A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and usually more or less curved like a scimiter; a cavalry sword. [1913 Webster]

{Saber fish}, or {Sabre fish} (Zo["o]l.), the cutlass fish. [1913 Webster]


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  • saber fish — cutlass fish cutlass fish, cutlassfish cutlassfish . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus lepturus}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike teeth; called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saber fish — noun : cutlass fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saber — Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, n. [F. sabre, G. s[ a]bel; of uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz[ a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ. sabla, and L. Gr. zabo s crooked, curved.] A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and usually more or less curved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabre fish — Saber Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, n. [F. sabre, G. s[ a]bel; of uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz[ a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ. sabla, and L. Gr. zabo s crooked, curved.] A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and usually more or less… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cutlass fish — cutlass fish, cutlassfish cutlassfish . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus lepturus}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike teeth; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of fish common names — This is a list of fish common names. While some common names refer to a single species or family, others have been used for a confusing variety of different types; the articles listed here should explain the possibilities if the name is ambiguous …   Wikipedia

  • Sabertooth fish — Taxobox name = Sabertooth fishes image width = 240px image caption = Coccorella atrata regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Aulopiformes familia = Evermannellidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Coccorella… …   Wikipedia

  • Sabre — Saber Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, n. [F. sabre, G. s[ a]bel; of uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz[ a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ. sabla, and L. Gr. zabo s crooked, curved.] A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and usually more or less… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cutlassfish — cutlass fish cutlass fish, cutlassfish cutlassfish . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus lepturus}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike teeth; called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frostfish — cutlass fish cutlass fish, cutlassfish cutlassfish . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus lepturus}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike teeth; called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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