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It is these purses, and those of the thornback and the edible skate, that we oftenest pick up on the English coast.Science in Arcady|Grant Allen
Still more comical and interesting is one of the spider-crabs, which may be called thornback.
It has a little body, but very long legs, so that a big male thornback might cover eighteen inches in the stretch of its legs.
The Thornback is another ugly fellow of this family, having spines on his back and a double row of them down his tail.Within the Deep|R. Cadwallader Smith
It is quite easy to understand why the name of thornback was given to him.