Johnny Grindle
Bowfin Bow"fin`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A voracious ganoid fish ({Amia calva}) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; -- called also {Johnny Grindle}, and {dogfish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Johnny Grindle — Grindle Grin dle, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The bowfin; called also {Johnny Grindle}. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grindle — Grin dle, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The bowfin; called also {Johnny Grindle}. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Johnny Ginger — (real name: Galen Grindle) was a pioneer of Detroit television. His afternoon show, Curtain Time Theater (which was always pronounced Thee A ter ), entertained kids from 1956 to 1967 on WXYZ TV Channel 7. The live portions of the show were… …   Wikipedia

  • bowfin — noun A voracious ganoid fish (Amia calva) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; called also Johnny Grindle, and dogfish. Syn: dogfish, Johnny Grindle, mudfish …   Wiktionary

  • Amia calva — Bowfin Bow fin , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A voracious ganoid fish ({Amia calva}) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; called also {Johnny Grindle}, and {dogfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bowfin — Bow fin , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A voracious ganoid fish ({Amia calva}) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; called also {Johnny Grindle}, and {dogfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogfish — Bowfin Bow fin , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A voracious ganoid fish ({Amia calva}) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; called also {Johnny Grindle}, and {dogfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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