noun, plural (especially collectively) mar·lin, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mar·lins.
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“Wait…” Suddenly a huge, graceful black marlin leaps out of the water, sending a shower of water ten feet high.
I was out, maybe in the Great Barrier Reef catching black marlin.
He likes when the sun glances off it from the top, because it looks like the black marlin.
One more word about the mineral water industry in Marlin, Texas, and I was about to scream.
The dedication of State Department diplomats such as Marlin Hardinger—on his fourth year in Lashkar Gah—is breathtaking.What the Frontier of Afghanistan Tells Us About the War|John Kael Weston|May 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fish resembled a small marlin in shape, but it looked as if its sides had been painted by an abstract artist.What Rough Beast?|Jefferson Highe
Jordde suddenly seized up a marlin pin, raised it, and shouted at Urson, "Get down below before I break your skull open."
Jordde's marlin made an inch of splinters in the length of wood against which he had been leaning.
It was a fierce effort to free the hook, a leap not beautiful and graceful, like that of the Marlin, but magnificent and dogged.
We had learned the last few days that broadbills will strike when not on the surface, just as Marlin swordfish do.