Definition of Jackknife-fish

1. Noun. Black-and-white drumfish with an erect elongated dorsal fin.

Exact synonyms: Equetus Lanceolatus
Generic synonyms: Drum, Drumfish
Group relationships: Equetus, Genus Equetus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackknife-fish

jackfishes
jackfruit
jackfruit tree
jackfruits
jackhammer
jackhammered
jackhammering
jackhammers
jackhole
jackholes
jackies
jacking
jacking off
jacking up
jackknife
jackknife-fish (current term)
jackknife clam
jackknifed
jackknifes
jackknifing
jackknives
jackleg
jacklegs
jacklight
jacklighted
jacklighting
jacklights
jackman
jackmen
jackoff

Literary usage of Jackknife-fish

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1. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"Axe, full size if possible, jackknife, fish-lines, two only apiece, with a few hooks and corks ready, and with pork for bait in a packet, rigged; ..."

2. The Latchstring to Maine Woods and Waters, by Walter Crane Emerson (1916)
""Axe, full size if possible, jackknife, fish- lines, two only apiece, with a few hooks and corks ready, and with pork for bait in a packet, rigged; ..."

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