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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garfish  \Gar"fish`\,  n.  [See  {Gar},  n.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  European  marine  fish  ({Belone  vulgaris});  --  called 
  also  {gar},  {gerrick},  {greenback},  {greenbone}, 
  {gorebill},  {hornfish},  {longnose},  {mackerel  guide}, 
  {sea  needle},  and  {sea  pike}. 
  b  One  of  several  species  of  similar  fishes  of  the  genus 
  {Tylosurus},  of  which  one  species  ({T.  marinus})  is 
  common  on  the  Atlantic  coast.  {T.  Caribb[ae]us},  a  very 
  large  species,  and  {T.  crassus},  are  more  southern;  -- 
  called  also  {needlefish}.  Many  of  the  common  names  of  the 
  European  garfish  are  also  applied  to  the  American 
  species. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greenback  \Green"back"\,  n. 
  One  of  the  legal  tender  notes  of  the  United  States;  --  first 
  issued  in  1862,  and  having  the  devices  on  the  back  printed 
  with  green  ink,  to  prevent  alterations  and  counterfeits. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greenback 
  n  :  a  piece  of  paper  money  (especially  one  issued  by  a  central 
  bank);  "he  peeled  off  five  one-thousand-zloty  notes" 
  [syn:  {bill},  {note},  {government  note},  {bank  bill},  {banker's 
  bill},  {bank  note},  {banknote},  {Federal  Reserve  note}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Greenback,  TN  (city,  FIPS  30880) 
  Location:  35.65176  N,  84.17517  W 
  Population  (1990):  611  (250  housing  units) 
  Area:  13.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  37742 




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