Origin of tautog
Examples from the Web for tautog
Either Mr. Tautog had been very, very careful when he nibbled the bait, or the said bait had slipped off.
The tautog and perhaps some other fishes feed partly upon them.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
That he is; but the fish came to about that; the tautog are worth a quarter apiece.Little By Little|William Taylor Adams
She could remain in the cabin of the motor boat while the others were fishing off the rocks for tautog and rock-bass.
The flesh of a tautog is very firm, and he will live a long time out of water.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
British Dictionary definitions for tautog
Word Origin for tautog
Word Origin and History for tautog
edible marine fish of the Atlantic coast of North America, 1643, from Narragansett tautauog, plural of taut.