or scab·bard fish
noun, plural (especially collectively) scab·bard·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) scab·bard·fish·es.
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When Chérif got out of prison, he worked at the fish counter of a supermarket.
“The government just wanted to catch the big fish [in the Juarez cartel] and they ignored everything in between,” Lozoya said.
Kocurek documented the scene with notes and diagrams, and called the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife officer corroborated another account.
A Fish and Wildlife special agent collected the bodies of two birds at the site, a redhead duck and a mourning dove.
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He must be The saltest fish that swims the sea.And, oh!He has a secret woe!
He looked up from his fish and replied, somewhat cuttingly, "By contesting a borough and getting elected."Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Smoking, the angry and fuming king protests, had made our manners as rude as those of the fish-wives of Dieppe.
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock