noun, plural (especially collectively) gur·nard, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gur·nards.
Origin of gurnard
Examples from the Web for gurnard
In December therefore and Ianuarie we commonlie abound in herring and red fish, as rochet, and gurnard.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed
They lie above the limestone at Gurnard, Thorness, and Hamstead.The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight|J. Cecil Hughes
In December therefore and January we commonly abound in herring and red fish, as rochet and gurnard.Elizabethan England|William Harrison
A peculiar boat of the Orcades; also the Erse for a gurnard.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
Vaterland; Fa′ther-lash′er, a name applied to two bull-heads found on the British coasts, belonging to the Gurnard family.