Bladefish
Bladefish Blade"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A long, thin, marine fish of Europe ({Trichiurus lepturus}); the ribbon fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • bladefish — Hairtail Hair tail ( t[=a]l ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of marine fishes of the genus {Trichiurus}; esp., {Trichiurus lepturus} of Europe and America. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also {bladefish}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trichiurus lepturus — Bladefish Blade fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A long, thin, marine fish of Europe ({Trichiurus lepturus}); the ribbon fish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Eutainia saurita — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hairtail — Hair tail ( t[=a]l ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of marine fishes of the genus {Trichiurus}; esp., {Trichiurus lepturus} of Europe and America. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also {bladefish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Histriophoca fasciata — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lady's garters — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regelecus Banksii — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • riband — Ribbon Rib bon, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also {riband}, {ribband}.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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