queer fish


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queer fish

n
informal Brit an eccentric or odd person
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Then, encouraged by this evidence of laxity in his officer, made bold to add, "A queer fish, sir.
It was the dead of night when Maguire first took us to his house; it was at the Imperial Boxing Club we met him; and you meet queer fish at the Imperial Boxing Club.
Most of the lads have got you down as a bit of a queer fish.