channel bass
noun Date: 1884 red drum

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  • channel bass — noun large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico • Syn: ↑red drum, ↑redfish, ↑Sciaenops ocellatus • Hypernyms: ↑drum, ↑drumfish • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaenops …   Useful english dictionary

  • channel bass — /bas/. See red drum. [1885 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bass — (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s [e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bass — (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s [e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bass — bass1 bassly, adv. bassness, n. bassy, adj. /bays/, Music. adj. 1. low in pitch; of the lowest pitch or range: a bass voice; a bass instrument. 2. of or pertaining to the lowest part in harmonic music. n. 3. the bass part. 4 …   Universalium

  • Bass — /bas/, n. Sam, 1851 78, U.S. outlaw: bank and train robber in the West. * * * I In zoology, any of numerous fish species, many valued for food or sport. Most are placed in three families (all in the order Perciformes): 400 species of sea bass and …   Universalium

  • Bass Strait — (IPAEng|bæs) is a sea strait separating Tasmania from the south of the Australian mainland (Victoria in particular). Discovery and explorationThe first European to discover Bass Strait was George Bass in 1797. Governor Hunter subsequently named… …   Wikipedia

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