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4 definitions found
 for spearfish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spearfish \Spear"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) A large and powerful fish ({Tetrapturus albidus) related
         to the swordfish, but having scales and ventral fins. It
         is found on the American coast and the Mediterranean.
     (b) The carp sucker.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quillback \Quill"back`\, n. (Zool.)
     An American fresh-water fish ({Ictiobus cyprinus syn.
     Carpiodes cyprinus); -- called also carp sucker,
     sailfish, spearfish, and skimback.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  spearfish
      n 1: any of several large vigorous pelagic fishes resembling
           sailfishes but with first dorsal fin much reduced;
           worldwide but rare

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Spearfish, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    8606
     Housing Units (2000): 3904
     Land area (2000):     6.107275 sq. miles (15.817770 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.107275 sq. miles (15.817770 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            60020
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             44.489803 N, 103.852585 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     57783
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Spearfish, SD
      Spearfish
  

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