noun, plural (especially collectively) sheeps·head, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sheeps·heads for 1–3.
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Born and raised in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, he grew up in a blue-collar family.Andrew Dice Clay on ‘Blue Jasmine,’ His Alleged Misogyny, and More|Marlow Stern|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fox switched to a WNYW-TV report on rising water near a group of homes in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
For sheepshead you want clam bait—for the others, mullet is best.
One of the young women looked at the sheepshead aquarium and murmured: "What long bills they have."The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair|Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
One kind whereof is by the English called a sheepshead from the resemblance the eye of it bears with the eye of a sheep.The Bounty of the Chesapeake|James Wharton
The wharf just across the bay at Sanibel Island is also a famous locality for sheepshead.
I was much interested watching the chub and sheepshead pinching off the barnacles from the piles with their chisel-like teeth.