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n. - Any of several small sharks; Primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin.

Usage examples (34)
  • These they called dogfish and nurse and we have citations for those uses back about 100 years before this new fancy shark word.
  • "But after all, a dogfish is a shark, and aren't sharks the most vicious creatures o 'the sea?"
  • My dogfish is a salt water shark that has skin that can be used as sandpaper, and bears its young live.
  • I forgot to mention the salt-water dogfish, which is a kind of shark and is an important food fish,IIRC. for more
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