Barracouta



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Historical Examples

The barracouta, driven to her utmost, steadily lessened the distance.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

Before long the barracouta and her tow were skirting the eastern ledges.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

On the barracouta’s next trip to Matinicus she brought back the balance of Throppy’s wireless outfit.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

He transferred it to the barracouta and set an empty tub in its place.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

The swordfish were hoisted from the barracouta, the agreed price paid, and the team hurried away.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

At six they all started to make the round of the lobster-traps, on the barracouta.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

Taking buoys, anchors, and other gear from the fish-house, they got into the dory and rowed out to the barracouta.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

We’ll have an early breakfast and run up there in the barracouta.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

The barracouta was rising and falling on the long swells in a manner decidedly disconcerting to weak stomachs.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

Shortly after sunrise they were sailing out of the cove in the barracouta.
Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

noun
a large predatory Pacific fish, Thyrsites atun, with a protruding lower jaw and strong teeth: family Gempylidae

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