Definition of Dogfishes

1. Noun. (plural of dogfish) ¹



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Definition of Dogfishes

1. dogfish [n] - See also: dogfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogfishes

dogends
doges
dogeship
dogeships
dogey
dogeys
dogface
dogfaces
dogfight
dogfighter
dogfighters
dogfighting
dogfights
dogfingt
dogfish
dogfishes (current term)
dogfood
dogfooded
dogfooding
dogfoods
dogfought
dogfox
dogfoxes
dogfur
dogge
dogged
doggeder
doggedest
doggedly
doggedness

Literary usage of Dogfishes

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1. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals: A by Gilbert Charles Bourne, Arthur Bolles Lee (1902)
"If Amphioxus affords us a clue to the general architecture of vertebrated animals, the sharks, dogfishes, and rays are no less important as giving us an ..."

2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... based upon the conformation of the body; the one group including all the sharks and dogfishes, and the other the rays and their immediate allies. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1902)
"If Amphioxus affords us a clue to the general architecture of vertebrated animals, the sharks, dogfishes, and rays are no less important as giving us an ..."

4. Conditions of Life in the Sea: a short account of quantitative marine by James Johnstone (1908)
"Skates, rays and dogfishes are catholic in their tastes and prey upon all four of the fishes instanced as examples of the reciprocal destruction of fishes ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... and generally known under the name of "dogfishes. ... dogfishes may become extremely troublesome by the large numbers in which they con- Fio. 4. ..."

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