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skipjack

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noun skip·jack \ˈskip-ˌjak\

Definition of skipjack

plural

skipjacks

or

skipjack

  1. 1 :  any of various fishes (as a ladyfish or bluefish) that jump above or are active at the surface of the water; especially :  skipjack tuna

  2. 2 :  a sailboat with vertical sides and a bottom similar to a flat V



1703

First Known Use of skipjack

1703


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