conger eelnoun [ C ]uk /ˌkɒŋ.ɡər ˈiːl/ us /ˌkɑŋ.ɡɚ ˈiːl/
Examples from literature
- A conger eel in a boat will rage dangerously.
- It was a conger eel, which managed to wriggle, half dead as it was, into a puddle of the brackish water.
- King: As to the heir of Orkney, since the time you sent him to the right about, I never got so much as a conger eel from his hand.
- One discovery I made regarding them and that is, that they form a dainty dish for the huge conger eels which abound among the rocks, and about this bait I must presently tell a little more.
- There are all varieties, from speckled trout and mackerel, up to conger eels, horse mackerel, and porpoises.