rusty dab

noun

: a rusty-brown yellow-tailed flatfish (Limanda ferruginea) of the east coast of North America that is a small but good food fish

Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rusty dab was in 1839

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“Rusty dab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rusty%20dab. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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