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see codcod,
member of the large family Gadidae, comprising commercially important food fishes. The family, whose members are found in the N Atlantic and Pacific, includes the tomcods, the haddock, and the pollacks (or pollocks).
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ling

1. any of several gadoid food fishes of the northern coastal genus Molva, esp M. molva, having an elongated body with long fins
2. another name for burbot (a fish)
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The Tyne charter boat "JFK Two", skippered by Allan Skinner, had some nice ling aboard.
By that summer, Siraj had almost made his choice; his veritable search had led him to the small group which was then being led by Schuon, and Martin Lings was perhaps the closest person to Schuon.
Viz said that Ling, the online car leasing entrepreneur who once appeared on the BBC Dragons' Den programme, was selected from hundreds of applicants from the business community on the basis of the "metal instability" evident from her LingsCars.
Speaking for the first time since returning from the trial in Johannesburg, Ann Ling, aged 57, said: "We lost our son in the most tragic way.
The priest, Father John Maes, read a newspaper article quoting Ling as a representative of Planned Parenthood and subsequently withdrew his permission for the wedding less than a month before it was to take place.
Ling Valentine sits at her desk in what used to be the dining room of her three bedroom terraced house in Low Fell, Gateshead.