a small kitchen knife having a narrow blade for boning meat or fish.
Richard Parkes [pahrks] /pɑrks/ (Show IPA), 1801–28, English painter. Historical Examples Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright The Coming of the Friars Augustus Jessopp The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4) Richard Muther Jaffery William J. Locke A Wanderer in Venice E.V. Lucas The Portrait of a Lady Henry James […]
noun the doctrine that the world is good, although not the best of all possible worlds
a female given name. Historical Examples The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss Stanford Stories Charles K. Field The Light of Western Stars Zane Grey Stanford Stories Charles K. Field Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily Stanford Stories Charles K. Field Through the South Seas with Jack London Martin Johnson Stanford Stories Charles K. […]
any mackerellike fish of the genus Sarda, as S. sarda, of the Atlantic Ocean. any of several related species, as the skipjack, Euthynnus pelamis. Contemporary Examples How a New England Yankee Conquered China Sarah Whitman-Salkin July 13, 2009 Historical Examples Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth The Great White Tribe in […]