10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRAMPFISH»
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An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
... and lightnings;' Hakluyt, Voy.iii. 719.– Span. tronada,a thunderstorm. – Span.
tronar, tothunder. – L. tonāre, tothunder. See Thunder. TORPEDO, the crampfish;
a kind of eel that produces numbness by communicating an electric shock.
Essays of Michel de Montaigne — Complete
That it is so, the crampfish has this quality, not only to benumb all the members
that touch her, but even throughthe nets transmita heavy dulness intothe hands of
those thatmove andhandle them; nay,it is further said thatifone pour water upon ...
Michel de Montaigne, 2014
International Wildlife Encyclopedia: Index volume
... 761 Electric ray (torpedo fish; torpedo; torpedo ray; numbfish; crampfish)'6: 764
-766; 17: 2332 Atlantic 6: 764, 765-766; 17: 2332 Australian crampfish 6: 764
Pacific 6: 766 Elephant-nose fish 13: 1749, 2750 Elephant trunk fish see Spiny
They couldn't always send a man below to rouse him out and no manner of
yelling would disturb him. But old Tom solved the problem and he didn't even
have to go ashore to do it. ▻ "Old Tom caught a good-sized crampfish. He knew
The Poems of Garth and King
... Africa lost the breed of one monster more than it had before "V, There are many
Receipts in the BookP to dress Crampfish, that numb the hands of those that
touch them; the Cuttle-fish, whose blood is like ink; the Pourconltrel, or Many-feet;
Sir Samuel Garth, William King, 1779
... CRAMBOS CRAMMED CRAMMER CRAMMERS CRAMMING CRAMOISIE
CRAMOISIES CRAMOISY CRAMP CRAMPED CRAMPFISH CRAMPFISHES
CRAMPIER CRAMPIEST CRAMPING CRAMPIT CRAMPITS CRAMPON
Maliha Mendoza Mahmood, 2013
The retrospective review
A lazy moat the grot encompassed With waters which were never known to stir;
Upon whose bank secure Oblivion's bed Was made of sluggish moss and caked
fur : The Remora's and Crampfish groping lay About the bottom of the mud and ...
The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180–395
... the swift Cuckoofish, the yellow Erythinus,the Citharus, the red Mullet . . . others
feed in the shallows and the mud –the Skate and the monstertribes of the Oxray,
and the terrible Stingray and the rightlynamed Crampfish. (Hal. 1.92–97, 102–4, ...
... the torpedo or crampfish. Cpxxjn, a sow, the female of a beast. C/tajojm and c^
e;n;m, to gnaw. Cfta;nt/-e;le, tough phlegm. C/ia;te, shrunk. Champa, a knot. C/
tanab, a choosing by lots. Cfiana jlac, a carpenter. Cftanajbe, a decrepid old man.
Focalóir gaoidhilge-sax-bhéarla: or, An Irish-English dictionary
Graimp-ia'sg , the Torpedo or Crampfish. Cra'in, a sow, the female of a Beast.
Crajnim & creinim* to gnaw. Craintseile, tough flegrp. Craite , shrunk. Crampa , a
knot. Cranadh, a choosing by lots. Cranaghlach , a Carpenter, CRANAiDHE,a ...