Definition of Jackknife-fish
1. Noun. Black-and-white drumfish with an erect elongated dorsal fin.
Generic synonyms: Drum, Drumfish
Group relationships: Equetus, Genus Equetus
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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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