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coalfish


coalfish


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollock  \Pol"lock\,  n.  [See  {Pollack}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  marine  gadoid  fish  ({Pollachius  carbonarius}),  native  both 
  of  the  European  and  American  coasts.  It  is  allied  to  the  cod, 
  and  like  it  is  salted  and  dried.  In  England  it  is  called 
  {coalfish},  {lob},  {podley},  {podling},  {pollack},  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coalfish  \Coal"fish`\,  n.  [Named  from  the  dark  color  of  the 
  back.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  pollock;  --  called  also  {coalsey},  {colemie}, 
  {colmey},  {coal  whiting},  etc  See  {Pollock}. 
  b  The  beshow  or  candlefish  of  Alaska. 
  c  The  cobia. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cobia  \Co"bi*a\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  oceanic  fish  of  large  size  ({Elacate  canada});  the 
  crabeater;  --  called  also  {bonito},  {cubbyyew},  {coalfish}, 
  and  {sergeant  fish}.