(noun, verb)


1. primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth

Similar word(s): billfish, garfish, garpike

Definition categories: animal, ganoid

2. elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters

Similar word(s): billfish, needlefish

Definition categories: animal, teleost


1. (now chiefly Britain dialectal) To make, cause (someone to do something); to cause (something to be done). [14th-19th c.]