noun, plural (especially collectively) tun·ny, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) tun·nies.Chiefly British.
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That I shall be off to my tunny fisheries, and you will remain with your scullery-maid.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The Muria was the liquid in which the tunny was pickled, and no doubt very similar to our essence of anchovies.The Modern Housewife or, Menagere|Alexis Soyer
The medals of Asido, Florez describes as having sometimes a bull, and at others a fish of the tunny kind, upon them.
Tunny, tun′i, n. a very large fish of the mackerel family (Scombrid), fished chiefly on the Mediterranean coasts.
More than 400 small craft are employed in the sardine, tunny, cod and other fisheries.