stone bass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stone bass brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stone bass (Zoöl) any one of several species of marine food fishes of the genus Serranus and allied genera, as Serranus Couchii, and Polyprion cernium of Europe; -- called also sea perch.
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Usage

In literature:

Jethro Bass, who was engaged in pushing hemlock bark under the stone to be crushed, straightened.
"Coniston, Complete" by Winston Churchill
We got it, as we do still, in large stone jars, at less than the price of Bass or Guinness.
"Thirty Years in Australia" by Ada Cambridge
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In news:

The musicians performing the song are, left to right, bass player Tim Stone, singer and guitarist Richards, and drummer John Bletch.
I am pleased to announce that Johny Chow will be playing bass guitar with Stone Sour on the House of Gold and Bones Parts 1 & 2 tour cycle.
"I think more about good songs and about catching a good bass than I do about making money," Merle Haggard told Rolling Stone Magazine in 2009.
We came to a railroad crossing with large stone abutments, a perfect place to try for some smallmouth bass.
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".
Everyone is still healing after the death of Slipknot's bass player Paul Gray, so I'm sure it's going to be a little tough for Corey and Jim to get back out on the road with Stone Sour .
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