Definition of Skipjacks

1. Noun. (plural of skipjack) ¹

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Definition of Skipjacks

1. skipjack [n] - See also: skipjack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skipjacks

skip areas
skip car
skip cars
skip distance
skip hoist
skip hoists
skip out
skip over
skip rope
skip town
skip tracer
skipathon
skipathons
skipjack
skipjack tuna
skipjacks (current term)
skiplane
skiplanes
skippable
skipped
skipped a beat
skipped generation
skippenite
skipper
skippered
skippering
skippers
skippet
skippets
skippier

Literary usage of Skipjacks

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1. Our insect enemies by Theodore Wood (1885)
"... "—Its beauty—Life-history—How to recognise a Lamellicorn beetle — Wireworms and their parents—skipjacks— ..."

2. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"On November 1, 1904, a good many of these were noticed with thousands of skipjacks near Long Point. When disturbed, if under a pier, the skipjacks moved out ..."

3. Rediscovering America: Exploring the Small Towns of Virginia and Maryland by William J. Burnham, Mary K. Burnham (2002)
"Between six and 10 skipjacks work out of Tilghman each winter. ... Hundreds of skipjacks once cruised the bay, taking in enormous quantities of oysters. ..."

4. Romantic Weekends in Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland by Norman Renouf, Norman Renove, Kathy Renouf (1999)
"Called skipjacks, their survival is due to a hundred-year-old Maryland law ... About 20 skipjacks remain, and their average age is 80 years. ..."

5. Romantic Weekends in Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland by Norman Renouf, Norman Renove, Kathy Renouf (1999)
"Called skipjacks, their survival is due to a hundred-year-old Maryland law that permits ... About 20 skipjacks remain, and their average age is 80 years. ..."

6. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"... fleet of skipjacks, the unique sail-powered vessels used to harvest oysters from the bay. displays of skipjacks and other historic sailing vessels, ..."

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