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1A small flatfish that is found in the Pacific coastal waters of America, important in many places as food or game fish.
- ‘Chapter One starts with oysters, mussels and clams and subsequent chapters visit herring and shad, sablefish and butterfish, mahi mahi, halibut and sand dabs.’
- ‘Two other species of sand dab are found in California but are of minor importance.’
- 1.1another term for windowpane
- ‘Many gadoid species, such as cod, haddock, silver hake, sand dabs, and witch flounder breed on Stellwagen Bank (or in nearshore coastal waters), but not over deeper Gulf waters.’
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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.