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shiner:

see minnowminnow,
common name for the Cyprinidae, a large family of freshwater fish which includes the carp (Cyprinus carpio), and of which there are some 2,400 species. Minnows have soft-rayed fins and teeth in the throat only.
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shiner

A brick laid horizontally on the longer edge with the broad face exposed. See also: Brick

shiner

1. any of numerous small North American freshwater cyprinid fishes of the genus Notropis and related genera, such as N. cornutus (common shiner) and Notemigonus crysoleucas (golden shiner)
2. a popular name for the mackerel
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Who knew that Arkansas was the biggest supplier of shiners in the world?
vicinus and its typical attack behavior is poorly suited to subdue such prey, or it could be that the individual shiner described herein unsuccessfully took a risk for a potentially rewarding meal.
In Iowa, landscapes surrounding the watersheds that still support the Topeka shiner are littered with old oxbow scars.
While I was there he called Evelyn and asked if she could order a pizza to be delivered for him, and even had her pay for it on her credit card,' Shiner told Radar.
German and Czech immigrants founded the town of Shiner and in 1909 began brewing beer inspired by the beers of their homelands.
Otherwise the police would not have allowed me to leave," Ms Shiner commented.
Ms Shiner and four sixth-form students, one of whom is a minor, are seeking a ruling that the use of kettling "as a standard response to protests" is unlawful.
Mr Shiner, of Public Interest Lawyers, made the claims as he appeared at a London press conference alongside CLAIM: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London.
Shiner also claimed at least eight Iraqis died while in British detention during the war.
State fish biologists have discovered golden shiners, a common baitfish measuring three to four inches in length, in the popular lake 70 miles east of Roseburg.
The reason that claim rings true is because Shiner was previously in a band with Huxford and David, Then Came Bronson, that made little real progress.
ANOTHER ex-pupil of Bishop Ullathorne School, human rights lawyer Phil Shiner, also returned to talk about his work to sixth formers.