from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A food fish (Archosargus probatocephalus) of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, having dark vertical markings.
- n. A freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) commonly found from the Great Lakes to Texas.
- n. A redfish (Semicossyphus pulcher) of the Gulf of California, caught commercially or as a game fish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fish of the species Archosargus probatocephalus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large and valuable sparoid food fish (Archosargus probatocephalus syn. Diplodus probatocephalus) found on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It often weighs from ten to twelve pounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fool; a silly person.
- n. A sparoid fish, Archosargus or Diplodus probatocephalus (formerly known as Sargus ovis), abundant on the Atlantic coast of the United States, and highly esteemed as a food-fish. It is a stout- and very deep-bodied fish, with a steep frontal profile, of a grayish color with about eight vertical black bands, and the fins mostly dark. It attains a length of 30 inches, though usually found of a smaller size.
- n. A sciænoid fish of the fresh waters of the United States, Haplodinotus grunniens. Also called drum, croaker, and thunder-pumper.
- n. (or
- To fish for or catch sheepshead.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large (up to 20 lbs) food fish of the eastern coast of the United States and Mexico
sheep + head (Wiktionary)