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goby


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goby  \Go"by\,  n.;  pl  {Gobies}.  [F.  gobie,  L.  gobius,  gobio,  Gr 
  ?  Cf  {Gudgeon}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  several  species  of  small  marine  fishes  of  the  genus 
  {Gobius}  and  allied  genera. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Go-by  \Go"-by`\,  n. 
  A  passing  without  notice;  intentional  neglect;  thrusting 
  away  a  shifting  off  adieu;  as  to  give  a  proposal  the 
  go-by. 
 
  Some  songs  to  which  we  have  given  the  go-by.  --Prof. 
  Wilson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  goby 
  n  :  small  spiny-finned  fish  of  coastal  or  brackish  waters  having 
  a  large  head  and  elongated  tapering  body  having  the 
  ventral  fins  modified  as  a  sucker  [syn:  {gudgeon}] 




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