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pout

1. short for horned pout, eelpout
2. any of various gadoid food fishes, esp the bib (also called whiting pout)
3. any of certain other stout-bodied fishes
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There have been caught in Walden pickerel, one weighing seven pounds -- to say nothing of another which carried off a reel with great velocity, which the fisherman safely set down at eight pounds because he did not see him -- perch and pouts, some of each weighing over two pounds, shiners, chivins or roach (Leuciscus pulchellus), a very few breams, and a couple of eels, one weighing four pounds -- I am thus particular because the weight of a fish is commonly its only title to fame, and these are the only eels I have heard of here; -- also, I have a faint recollection of a little fish some five inches long, with silvery sides and a greenish back, somewhat dace-like in its character, which I mention here chiefly to link my facts to fable.
At length you slowly raise, pulling hand over hand, some horned pout squeaking and squirming to the upper air.
This little pout had furnished Gringoire with food for thought.
"Good!" cried she, furious, "he has assumed his respectful air -- and he will pout for a week."
Not liking this abrupt removal, the child began to pout and cry.
Bella, who was now seated on the rug to warm herself, with her brown eyes on the fire and a handful of her brown curls in her mouth, laughed at this, and then pouted and half cried.
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Our testers rouge their pouts: Vivo Lipstick in Red Red, pounds 1.99 (Tesco) One coat of this looked sheer, but the second really packed a bright punch.