Definition of Goggle-eye
1. Noun. Of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait.
Generic synonyms: Scad
Group relationships: Genus Selar, Selar
Medical Definition of Goggle-eye
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Literary usage of Goggle-eye
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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.) . ..."