sturgeon

Part of speech: noun

A large fish of the northern seas and rivers.

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Usage examples "sturgeon":

  1. Up and dispatched things into the country and to my father's, and two keggs of Sturgeon and a dozen bottles of wine to Cambridge for my cozen Roger Pepys, which I give him. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. The sturgeon demanded the sprat's discharge. - "The Lightning Conductor Discovers America", C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson.
  3. We had, it is true, continued he, a difficulty about the fish, but I sent off an express to Baia, and we have secured a sturgeon. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.