calico bass

noun

Examples of calico bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Springtime action for crappie, also known as white perch, sac-a-lait, paper-mouth, calico bass and slabs, typically kicks into high gear around the end of February when the water temperature reaches and then begins climbing past the 60 degree mark. Ralph Winingham, San Antonio Express-News, 22 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of calico bass was in 1866

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“Calico bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calico%20bass. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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