long-nose

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long-nose (plural long-noses)

  1. The needlefish, garfish.
    • 1974, GB Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, New York 2007, p. 15:
      I liked the long-nose better. The English are funny about the long-nose; or orfi, as we call it. They say it is poison because it got green bones.