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gudgeon

1
1. a small slender European freshwater cyprinid fish, Gobio gobio, with a barbel on each side of the mouth: used as bait by anglers
2. any of various other fishes, such as the goby

gudgeon

2
1. 
a. a pivot at the end of a beam or axle
b. the female or socket portion of a pinned hinge
2. Nautical one of two or more looplike sockets, fixed to the transom of a boat, into which the pintles of a rudder are fitted

gudgeon

[gəj·ən]
(engineering)
A pivot.
A pin for fastening stone blocks.
(naval architecture)
Metal fittings on the sternpost of a boat or on the rudderpost of a ship on which the rudder is hung; the gudgeon forms the pivot point.

gudgeon

A metal pin used to hold together two blocks or slabs, as of stone.
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The two potamodromous (migrating wholly within freshwater) species recorded in the field survey, Australian Smelt Retropinna semoni and Cox's Gudgeon Gobiomorphus coxii, were evidently able to maintain populations above the weir.
Dave Coster favoured the pole and signed out the catch of the week with a 12lb net of small roach and gudgeon taken from the Northern Reservoir.
Club champion John Cooper, from Risca, managed 5oz of tiny gudgeon for second place and John Harvey was third with 3oz.
Masters' student James Gudgeon said: "We're delighted we reached the final round and stood out among such a high-standard of competition.
Despite the need to quickly find a qualified forge that could produce the gudgeon casting in time to meet the rebuild's compressed schedule, and the amount of welding required to complete the rebuild, the project was completed in November 2010, and at last report the shovel was operating satisfactorily.
I remember when I used to fish the schools nationals over 25 years ago that the Midlands canals were teeming with gudgeon which you would catch on a short whip.
It was good to see an article about biofuel plants but, while you gave space to W4B chief executive Richard Gudgeon, you did not balance this with quotations from any of the environmental groups that you mentioned (News, PE24 February).
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Applications include camshafts, finger followers, finger shafts, gudgeon pins, pistons, tappets and valves, plus clutches, brakes and the inner tubes of a racing bike shock absorber.
But they were snapped up by Richard Gudgeon who travelled from Holmfirth, near Huddersfield, for the Colwyn Bay auction.
Detectives are also probing the deaths of Jason Fletcher, 29, Michael Kirkpatrick, 19, Keir Hamilton, 18, and 24-year-old Anthony Gudgeon.