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dory

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1. any spiny-finned marine teleost food fish of the family Zeidae, esp the John Dory, having a deep compressed body
2. another name for walleye (the fish)

dory

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US and Canadian a flat-bottomed rowing boat with a high bow, stern, and sides
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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority field management acting director Chris Cochrane said the master was prosecuted under the Great Barrier Marine Park Regulations 1983, which prohibits dories from being in green zone (no-take) areas unless they remain tied to their primary vessel.
Through Dories efforts--both noble and ignoble--to profile her twin, Weiler's novel leaves us with philosophical questions about family, vocations, faith, guilt, art, and what it is that we do, exactly, in the name of God.
With a third partner, Pat Reilly, they ran the Grand Canyon portion of the Colorado River five times in home-made dories. Their adventures are chronicled within the context of the new river-running permit system in the Grand Canyon (starting in 1955), the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam, and the sharp increase in recreational users on the river after the dam was completed in 1963.