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guffer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eelpout  \Eel"pout`\,  n.  [AS.  ?lepute.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  European  fish  ({Zoarces  viviparus}),  remarkable  for 
  producing  living  young;  --  called  also  {greenbone}, 
  {guffer},  {bard},  and  {Maroona  eel}.  Also  an  American 
  species  ({Z.  anguillaris}),  --  called  also  {mutton  fish}, 
  and  erroneously,  {congo  eel},  {ling},  and  {lamper  eel}. 
  Both  are  edible,  but  of  little  value. 
  b  A  fresh-water  fish,  the  burbot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guffer  \Guf"fer\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  eelpout;  guffer  eel.