But he said he believes that both Wehby and conger would have a tough time knocking off incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley in November.
"It might be as well wi' Risk as wi' the conger," said he, meaningly.
A northern name for the conger; from the Danish hav-aal, or sea-eel.
Why should Mr. conger not follow the custom of his own country and permit every religion to take care of itself?
“I may either get a conger or a good hake,” he thought to himself.
The conger Eel grows to a great size and attains great weight.
"I've heard of a chap who got into trouble with a conger eel that way," he said.
Strong tackle is essential for conger fishing, as so powerful an opponent in the darkness cannot be given any law.
Expected to find a conger, then, and wanted the hammer to knock it down.
I have no doubt Mr. Baker is right about the distinction between the conger and the common eel.
c.1300, from Latin conger "sea-eel," from Greek gongros "conger," probably from PIE root *geng-, *gong- "a lump, rounded object."