striped bass

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  1. an important American game fish, Morone saxatilis, having blackish stripes along each side.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of striped bass1

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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Example Sentences

You can keep unlimited trout, striped bass, and catfish from Bright Angel Creek and a limited number from the Colorado River.

Here’s hoping the striped bass, which benefits from brining, scores a return engagement down the road.

Mike Barnett of Freeport, Long Island is busy catching striped bass and blackfish.

It tells the story of the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, a five-week fishing tournament with a $30,000 prize.

Halibut, striped bass, and black bass are other good choices.

And they knew by experience that it would be a Striped Bass, or perhaps a Cod, for these fishes play along near the shore.

It was a splendid striped bass, weighing at least four pounds, and still live enough to flop.

Roccus, rok′us, n. a genus of serranoid fishes, including the rock-fish or striped bass of the United States.

The striped-bass group, or sub-family (Labracinoe), is composed of some of our best game-fishes.

That the striped-bass is a game-fish of high degree goes without saying.





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