rock salmon

noun

British (formerly) any of several coarse fishes when used as food, esp the dogfish or wolffish: now called rockfish or catfish

Nearby words

  1. rock of gibraltar,
  2. rock oil,
  3. rock pigeon,
  4. rock plant,
  5. rock rabbit,
  6. rock salt,
  7. rock snake,
  8. rock spray,
  9. rock springs,
  10. rock squirrel

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Examples from the Web for rock salmon

  • Rock-salmon, like palpitating carnation petals, lay there wriggling their soft vermilion and gasping frantically for breath.

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