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A slender bottom-dwelling fish of the northwestern Atlantic, with an armor of bony plates and two curved spines on the snout.
- ‘We saw giant clams on the staircases; jacks swimming in the strong currents off the sides of the ship; a camouflaged alligator fish on the deck; and large siphon sponges decorating the hull.’
- ‘He showed me a unique ‘pez lagarto’ or alligator fish that he had caught and prepared for us.’
- ‘The most abundant species in the total catch from all gear types were rock sole, northern sculpin, Pacific halibut, butter sole, Aleutian alligator fish, and fourhorn poacher.’
- ‘I demanded an explanation of this new threat, and she told me everything she knew: alligator fish are bottom feeders with big chompy teeth.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.