devilfish devilfish

Definition(s):

  1. (n) medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern Pacific
  2. (n) bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
  3. (n) extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned

Usage(s):

  1. Caswell swims down several fathoms and dispatches the devilfish, slitting its ink sac with one blow of his trusty fish knife.
  2. He saw sharks and devilfish, albatrosses and penguins, sea lions and octopuses.
  3. It used to comfort ocelot to pick up PTI and read straight-forward copy without being exposed to the whims of devilfish writers.

Quotes

  1. When invited to comment on the type of movie it would be, Ulliott replied: "Its going to be a great movie with lots of funny stories in it. A bit like the Guy Ritchie stuff. If you can imagine Snatch but put the Devilfish in it, it will be a bit...
    on Mar 18, 2010 By: Dave Ulliott Source: Online Poker News

  2. Eddie Hearn, Poker Director of Matchroom Sport said: "We are delighted to announce the line up for Premier League Poker II. It's great to welcome back the likes of Phil Hellmuth, Devilfish, Tony G and last year's champion Juha Helppi and we are also...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Barry Hearn Source: ITnews.it

  3. On the Concord Cold War clash Tony G said "Devilfish lost it at Premier League Poker - it should be easy because he is not on his game."
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Tony G Source: PR Newswire UK (press release)

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