Definition of Goggle-eye

1. Noun. Of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait.

Exact synonyms: Big-eyed Scad, Bigeye Scad, Selar Crumenophthalmus
Generic synonyms: Scad
Group relationships: Genus Selar, Selar



Medical Definition of Goggle-eye

1. One of two or more species of American fresh water fishes of the family Centrarchidae, especially. Chaenobryttus antistius, of Lake Michigan and adjacent waters, and Ambloplites rupestris, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi Valley; so called from their prominent eyes. The goggler. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goggle-eye

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goggle-box
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goggle-eye (current term)
goggle-eyed
goggle-eyed plover
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Literary usage of Goggle-eye

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"It [the sea-lion] has a great goggle-eye, the teeth 3 inches long, about the bigness of a man s thumb. Dampier, Voyages, an. 1683. The long, sallow visage, ..."

2. Woodland Idyls by Willis Stanley Blatchley (1912)
"Baiting a set line with a crawfish I tried the crickets with the pole in hand. Two of the baits were quickly taken but the third yielded a fine goggle-eye. ..."

3. American Game Fishes: Their Habits, Habitat, and Peculiarities; How, When by W. A. Perry (1892)
"THE ROCK BASS, RED-EYE OR goggle-eye— ... good and appropriate, as "Red-Eye,"and "Goggle-Eye," and by any of these names the anglers will know it anywhere. ..."

4. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Warmouth is a distinctive name for this species, but the North Carolina names are "goggle-eye", "chub", and "mud chub" on Albemarle Sound and tributaries; ..."

5. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1921)
"Rock bass or goggle eye: failure to procure specimens, etc.; description. (Rept. comrs. of fisheries 1879/80: 18.) . Same. (Same 1881/2: 12.) . ..."

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