finny

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finny (comparative finnier, superlative finniest)

  1. (of a fish) Having one or more fins
  2. Resembling a fin
  3. Abounding in fishes.
    • 1730–1774, Oliver Goldsmith, Introductory to Switzerland
      Cheerful at morn, he wakes from short repose,
      Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes;
      With patient angle trolls the finny deep,
      Or drives his venturous ploughshare to the steep;

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