I am the tunny, your prison companion in the body of the Dog-Fish.
An old Cornish name for the tunny, or a scomber, larger than the horse-mackerel.
More than 400 small craft are employed in the sardine, tunny, cod and other fisheries.
The flesh of the tunny is much esteemed, being firm and wholesome.
Yet I have some photographs very near perfection: one representing my two little daughters, done by tunny.
The medals of Asido, Florez describes as having sometimes a bull, and at others a fish of the tunny kind, upon them.
You may pay twopence-halfpenny a pound for it, and charge me half-a-crown, if you like, but I mean to taste that tunny!
The next morning, and for many mornings afterwards, not a tunny was to be seen.
Now the pompilus is a sea fish, and is very commonly seen around ships, being something like the tunny called pelamys.
I beg your pardon, you were describing how you caught a tunny?
large sea-fish of the mackerel order, 1520s, probably from Middle French thon (14c.), from Old Provençal ton, from Latin thunnus "a tuna, tunny," from Greek thynnos "a tuna, tunny," possibly in the literal sense of "darter," from thynein "dart along."