Angel fish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Angel fish (Zoöl) A species of shark (Squatina angelus) from six to eight feet long, found on the coasts of Europe and North America. It takes its name from its pectoral fins, which are very large and extend horizontally like wings when spread. One of several species of compressed, bright colored fishes warm seas, belonging to the family Chætodontidæ.
    • Angel fish See under Angel.
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Usage

In literature:

Was this angel of patience and kindness still looking for a fishing place?
"A Rogue's Life" by Wilkie Collins
One feller starts tooting a fish horn and making announcements that he's the Angel Gabriel.
"Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph C. Lincoln
But Hugh knew that angels weren't fish, because fish is good to eat and angels aren't.
"The Professional Aunt" by Mary C.E. Wemyss
ANGEL-FISH, a hideous, voracious fish of the shark family.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
For Evangeline Fish was "angelic" and a May Queen, and she was neither of these things.
"More William" by Richmal Crompton
By the angel's direction, upon entering the marriage-chamber, he lays the heart and liver of the fish upon embers.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
The people brought venison, fish, cassava bread and other provisions willingly, and seemed to think the Spaniards angels.
"Days of the Discoverers" by L. Lamprey
Then the angel said unto him, 'Take the fish,' And the young man laid hold of the fish, and drew it to land.
"Rembrandt" by Estelle M. Hurll
They has lots of savvy, sir, angel-fish has, and for a small fish they can 'old their own.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The vessel is owned by the Columbus Fishing Company of Los Angeles.
"Secret Armies" by John L. Spivak
It was I, who now fished out a penny which Angel snatched from me.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
Pa wouldn't get up at four o'clock in the morning to go to early mass, unless he could take a fish pole along and some angel worms.
"Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883" by George W. Peck
Tobias, holding a fish, and led by an angel, implores a cure for his father's blindness.
"Famous European Artists" by Sarah K. Bolton
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In poetry:

She longs among horses and angels,
The rainbow-fish bend in her joys,
Floated the lost cathedral
Chimes of the rocked buoys.
"Ballad Of The Long-Legged Bait" by Dylan Thomas
Only the fishes in the deep
Did not arouse them from their sleep,
So they alas! did never hear
Of the Angel's visit to this sphere.
Nor have they ever said one word
To mate or man, or beast or bird.
"The Saxon Legend Of Language" by Mary Weston Fordham

In news:

A groggy Glendale Bear emerges from a culvert trap in the Angeles National Forest Photo courtesy California Department of Fish and Game.
You can also make them and use them on grilled fish, melon slices, or to dress up a simple angel food cake.
Since their debut record in 1986, the Los Angeles septet has seen an evolving lineup over two decades which has influenced some of the genre's most commercially successful acts, like No Doubt, Reel Big Fish and Sublime.
Argonaut, a tropical octopus, fished out of the Pacific Ocean off Los Angeles.
Scientists and consumer advocates have begun raising concerns that seafood raised on Chinese fish farms may be contaminated with melamine , according to a report last week by the Los Angeles Times.
An 80-foot fishing boat collided with a Navy oil tanker nearly seven times its size two miles outside Los Angeles Harbor on Thursday night.
This area boasts stellar fishing, hiking and camping, but is perhaps best known as the source of water that allowed the city of Los Angeles to grow in the early 1900s.
The media went fishing for more trash talk about the Los Angeles Lakers, but Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban didn't bite before Saturday night's game.
The Los Angeles Angels have landed a big free-agent fish in outfielder Josh Hamilton, and stole him from the division-rival Texas Rangers.
A juvenile flame angel fish that was bred at Pacific Planktonics at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority is displayed on Aug 24.
The Los Angeles Angels have landed a big free-agent fish in outfielder Josh Hamilton , and stole him from the division-rival Texas Rangers.
Federal agents arrested 25 people along the Pacific Coast near Los Angeles, after they came ashore in a type of fishing boat often used to smuggle drugs.
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Officials with the California Department of Fish and Game twice tranquilized and transported the bear deep into the Angeles National Forest only to see him return.
We're riding reckless on the high seas of Boston pop, stretching our line out west to Los Angeles and reeling in a familiar fish.
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