Meaning of “dogfish” in the English Dictionary

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"dogfish" in British English

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dogfishnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɒɡ.fɪʃ/ us /ˈdɑːɡ.fɪʃ/ plural dogfish or dogfishes

Examples from literature

  • He compared these gill-slits with those of a dogfish. 
  • It is fished by small boats and vessels when the dogfish are on the outer grounds. 
  • Seal and dogfish follow the salmon. 
  • Some big dogfish also passed by, a voracious species of shark if there ever was one. 
  • You'll scare even the sharks and dogfish away. 

(Definition of “dogfish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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