Definition of Sailfishes

1. sailfish [n] - See also: sailfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sailfishes

sailboater
sailboaters
sailboating
sailboatings
sailboats
sailcloth
sailcloths
sailcraft
sailcrafts
saile
sailed
sailer
sailers
sailes
sailfish
sailfishes (current term)
sailing
sailing-race
sailing boat
sailing dinghy
sailing master
sailing on another board
sailing ship
sailing ships
sailing under false colors
sailing vessel
sailing vessels
sailings
sailless
sailmaker

Literary usage of Sailfishes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The species resembles the Escolar on the one hand and the sailfishes on the ... The sailfishes: Istiophoridae.—Remotely allied to the cutlass- fishes and ..."

2. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"I frequented this isolated section of the reef winter and summer for five years, and saw many sailfishes, but never caught the young, nor did I ever meet ..."

3. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"I frequented this isolated section of the reef winter and summer for five years, and saw many sailfishes, but never caught the young, nor did I ever meet ..."

4. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"... encountered grey reef sharks in deep water far from any reef, sometimes associated with other creatures such as marine mammals or sailfishes. ..."

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