Origin of tautog
Examples from the Web for tautog
Historical Examples of tautog
Tautog, sir; and if you will permit me, I will leave them in the kitchen with the perch.
That he is; but the fish came to about that; the tautog are worth a quarter apiece.
The tautog and perhaps some other fishes feed partly upon them.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
Blackfish (tautog) and scup, or scuppaug, are much esteemed.
The flesh of a tautog is very firm, and he will live a long time out of water.
Word Origin for tautog
edible marine fish of the Atlantic coast of North America, 1643, from Narragansett tautauog, plural of taut.