Definition of Goldeye

1. Noun. A North American freshwater fish of the mooneye family, ''Hiodon alosoides'', usually eaten smoked. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goldeye

1. a freshwater fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goldeye

goldeneyes
goldening
goldenly
goldenness
goldennesses
goldenrod
goldenrods
goldens
goldenseal
goldenseals
goldeny
golder
goldes
goldest
goldeye (current term)
goldeyes
goldfield
goldfieldite
goldfields
goldfilled
goldfinch
goldfinches
goldfinny
goldfish
goldfish bowl
goldfishes
goldfishlike
goldhammer
goldhammers

Literary usage of Goldeye

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1. Mooswa: & Others of the Boundaries by William Alexander Fraser (1900)
"Now you know everything, go and catch a goldeye for your supper. ... Not to be compared to a goldeye or Dore," objected Mink; " they 're too soft and flabby ..."

2. Conservation Assessment for Inland Cutthroat Trout: Distribution, Status and edited by Donald A. Duff (1998)
"These fish referred to as 'shad' may have been goldeye or even possibly freshwater drum. Mrs. Bond also said that her father indicated that trout were ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1917)
"The ordinary fur-bearing animals, such as mink, otters, beavers, etc., are very scarce. Whitefish, jackfish, goldeye, pickerel, and perch are found in lake ..."

4. Hudson's Bay: Or, Every-day Life in the Wilds of North America, During Six by Robert Michael Ballantyne (1859)
"Suddenly his rod, stout as it was, bent with the immense muscular force applied to it, and a small goldeye, about three or ..."

5. Lands, Fisheries and Game, Minerals, 1911 by Canada Commission of Conservation (1911)
"Tullibee, goldeye or jackfish licenses: Fee, $5. Length of net allowed, 1500 yards. Minimum size of mesh, 4 inches. FALL FISHING.—Gill-nets are allowed from ..."

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