rock bass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rock bass game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes
    • n rock bass a kind of sea bass
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rock bass (Zoöl) The stripped bass
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Usage

In literature:

On the night of the 23rd the boat lay snugly under the shelter of the rocks, where Bass intended to remain until the weather moderated.
"The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders" by Ernest Scott
ROCKS IN BASS STRAIT: 1.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
Now and again small bull-heads will be seen, and a very small rock-bass.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
Describe the Bass Rock.
"Sketches of the Covenanters" by J. C. McFeeters
Dr. Ferrolan, who had a fine bass voice, was invited to sing "Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep," at the suggestion of Lord Tremlyn.
"Across India" by Oliver Optic
He was kept a prisoner on the Bass Rock; in 1676 was tortured; in January 1678 was again tried.
"A Short History of Scotland" by Andrew Lang
Use the large size fish: black striped bass, cod, white or rock fish.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Because the weariness and difficulty of catching two or three rock bass had impressed me with the value of a whole string of fish.
"The Golden Censer" by John McGovern
He wanted to go, and he was just as anxious to catch some more bass down at the point of rocks.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
One can't play a whale like a rock bass!
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
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In poetry:

Then near by Tantallon is the fishing village of Canty Bay,
Where boats can be hired to the Bass Rock, about two miles away;
And the surrounding scenery is magnificent to see,
And as the tourists view the scene it fills their hearts with glee.
"Beautiful North Berwick" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Bass player and songwriter Donald Duck'' Dunn, a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T and the MGs and the Blues Brothers band, has died in Tokyo.
2011 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #3 Table Rock Lake.
BASS is ending its 11-event, inaugural CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series season on Missouri's Table Rock Lake on Sept 14-17.
Though they started off as a duo, don't think that Viva Voce is just another one of those bands that rock critics get all excited about because there's apparently all this sexual tension in not having a bass player.
Scott Snyder plays bass and performs backup vocals for Great White, a hard rock band.
The bass player for a rock band has been arrested and charged with robbing a Massachusetts pharmacy of prescription painkillers just hours before a show.
Michael Todd, bass player for the rock band Coheed and Cambria .
Lara White, 15, of Hagerstown plays bass and Noah Miller, 13, of Hagerstown is on drums with "Straight Edge Revolution" Saturday at Doubs Woods Park for the Evolution Rock School summer concert in Hagerstown.
Another Packed house last night at the Sandbar Tonight is the Amazing VINYLIZED band that rocked the place on Bass Lake Fest Friday.
Guides at Table Rock report excellent fishing , with bass being caught on crankbaits.
David Turner of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home in Rock Hill, S.C. Said the frontman for The Trammps died Thursday at a nursing home in the city.
Floating a stream and catching smallmouth bass after smallmouth bass, a few spotted bass, rock bass, green sunfish and even an occasional white crappie is the one of the best ways to spend a summer afternoon.
Can you play a mean bass on Rock Band .
Who left the Stones in 1992 -- was greeted with warm applause and a handshake from Keith Richards as he returned to play bass on "It's Only Rock and Roll " and "Honky Tonk Women".
Jack Casady is one of rock 'n' roll's most definitive, innovative, oft-imitated bass players.
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