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A dogfish, especially the nurse hound or bull huss.
- ‘With little tide run after first flood, bites signal on the rod tip as several nods, often confusing you in to thinking it might be a huss.’
- ‘When they hatch the young huss are almost perfect miniatures of the adults, measuring around 10 cm in length.’
Middle English husk, of unknown origin.
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