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snook

1. any of several large game fishes of the genus Centropomus, esp C. undecimalis of tropical American marine and fresh waters: family Centropomidae (robalos)
2. Austral the sea pike Australuzza novaehollandiae
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When the National Lottery first started in 1994, I took great pride in cocking a snook.
What people want to know is how the judicial system is going to stop these people cocking a snook at them.
WELL done to Sarah Ferguson for making something of her life after cocking a snook to those ghastly royals, who have learnt nothing from Diana's death.
He said: "No-one was out of order or cocking a snook by putting those nominations forward.
The bank is cocking a snook at hardpressed families and it must not be awarded lucrative public contracts.
But what's got me in a lather are the soaps which have been cocking a snook at the watershed while running spicy bed-hopping storylines.
But it is not only defendants cocking a snook at magistrates who are grinding courts to a halt.
Was this the real Saddam, miraculously unharmed and cocking a snook (whatever that is - so far no zoo has ever managed to breed one in captivity) at the Allied forces?