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 for saber fish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saber \Sa"ber\, Sabre \Sa"bre\, n. [F. sabre, G. s[aum]bel; of
     uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz['a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ.
     sabla, and L. Gr. zabo`s crooked, curved.]
     A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and
     usually more or less curved like a scimiter; a cavalry sword.
     [1913 Webster]
     Saber fish, or Sabre fish (Zool.), the cutlass fish.
        [1913 Webster] Saber

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cutlass fish \cutlass fish\, cutlassfish \cutlassfish\n.
     1. (Zool.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus
        lepturus) of the southern United States and West Indies,
        having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike
        teeth; -- called also frostfish, saber fish, silver
        eel, and, improperly, swordfish; also, several related
        members of the genus Trichiurus. It is closely related
        to snake mackerel.
     Syn: frost fish, frostfish, hairtail.
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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