Definition of Minnows
1. Noun. (plural of minnow) ¹
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Definition of Minnows
1. minnow [n] - See also: minnow
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Literary usage of Minnows
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"In the Wabash basin alone not fewer than 30 different species are found. Though most of the minnows are species whose individuals attain only a small size, ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1898)
"The Greater Yellow-Legs Catching minnows. — While hunting along the shore ... When I cleaned the birds, I found minnows (about i4 inches in length) in the ..."
3. Poems of Gun and Rod by Ernest McGaffey (1892)
"minnows THE minnows through the water slid, Pellucid shadows, vague as dreams ; And darting o'er the pebbles hid Safe in the shore-line's yawning seams. ..."
4. Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth by Nora Archibald Smith (1902)
"r minnows How silent comes the water round that bend; Not the minutest whisper does it send To the o'erhanging sallows; blades of grass Slowly across the ..."
5. Poetry of the Seasons by Mary Isabella Lovejoy (1898)
"minnows. HOW silent comes the water round that bend ; Not the minutest whisper does it send To the o'erhanging sallows; blades of grass Slowly across the ..."
6. Piscatorial Reminiscences and Gleanings: To which is Added A Catalogue of by [Boosey, Thomas], William Pickering (1835)
"minnows. Maisonneuve. This beautiful little fish frequents gravelly ... When minnows are thus used, it is necessary to keep them and other small fish in ..."
7. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"... the fish which her master drew up with the hook, and which stole out the minnows that had been placed, for safe keeping, in a well of cold spring-water. ..."