noun, plural (especially collectively) sheepshead (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sheepsheads for 1–3.
a deep-bodied, black-banded food fish, Archosargus probatocephalus, living along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
a freshwater drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, of eastern North America.
Also called schafskopf. Cards. an earlier and simpler form of skat.
Obsolete. a foolish or stupid person.
noun (pl) -head, -heads
any of several sparid fishes with strong crushing teeth, esp Archosargus rhomboidalis, of the American Atlantic, which is marked with dark bands


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