Origin of sheepshead
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Born and raised in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, he grew up in a blue-collar family.Andrew Dice Clay on ‘Blue Jasmine,’ His Alleged Misogyny, and More
July 25, 2013
Fox switched to a WNYW-TV report on rising water near a group of homes in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.A Hurricane of Hype
August 28, 2011
Go and ask the Marquess of Sheepshead what he thinks of him.The Young Duke
We dined today on the fish called the sheepshead, with crabs.The Bounty of the Chesapeake</p>
For instance, the cunner and sheepshead are expert bait stealers.Favorite Fish and Fishing
James Alexander Henshall
Then he knew that he was not lying in the loft at Sheepshead Bay.
Then a school of sheepshead came along, of which we got a dozen.
- any of several sparid fishes with strong crushing teeth, esp Archosargus rhomboidalis, of the American Atlantic, which is marked with dark bands
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