Cobbler fish
Cobbler Cob"bler, n. 1. A mender of shoes. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. A clumsy workman. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A beverage. See {Sherry cobbler}, under {Sherry}. [1913 Webster]

{Cobbler fish} (Zo["o]l.), a marine fish ({Blepharis crinitus}) of the Atlantic. The name alludes to its threadlike fin rays. [1913 Webster]


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