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shiner

shahy ner

  • n  a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
  • n  something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
  • n  important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales
  • n  any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis

  • Quickly, but as casually as an afterthought, a young black man, also a shoe shiner, enters and tries to solicit a customer.
  • Quickly, but as casually as an afterthought, a young black man, also a shoe shiner, enters and tries to solicit a customer.
  • But when he was produced several days later for arraignment, he sported the black shiner that shocked the nation.
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  • Tim Pawlenty in Bemidji Pioneer
    We had a Lindy rig on with shiner,Pawlenty said of his catch. "We have a situation where we weren't catching many fish but 'Walleye Dan's' a great guide, so he put us onto the fish."

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