devil fish


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Related to devil fish: Angel fish, Jesus fish
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devil fish

n (= ray)Rochen m; (= octopus)Tintenfisch m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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There was not a mark of dignity or pride upon his bestial countenance, while his enormous bulk spread itself out upon the platform where he squatted like some huge devil fish, his six limbs accentuating the similarity in a horrible and startling manner.
A fourth film, 'The Devil Fish', fittingly had its international premiere at midnight, and lured several hundred committed horror movie fans into the darkness of the Teatro Nuovo.
Her research, based on letters published 150 years ago, revealed that jellyfish used to be called 'devil fish' and divers often wore cotton covering for protection.
While this is the season for rays, also known as Devil Fish, the quantity that the Gaza fishermen dragged on to the beach is much larger than usual.
It also advised on the acquisition of Devil Fish Poker by The Weather Lottery, an online lottery and gaming company.
Devil Fish (October 08) He's had six races and won three of them.
The creatures may look grotesque and they may be slippery ( it's impossible to keep them as pets because they have a mind of their own and are better escape artistes than Houdini) but you cannot accuse them of being mean, though they are known as devil fish in America and sui gwai ( white ghost) or worse, laai por ( muddy old woman) in China.
Whalers called gray whales "Devil Fish" because they fought so hard to defend their babies.
"When Devil Fish Came Out to Play: Adventures of an Abalone Diver" is the memoir of a person who made his living risking his life throughout the 1960s and 70s as an abalone diver, one who harvested the clam-like creature in the sea.
I have heard them called devil fish by people of the surface, but they are as ominous as potatoes.
Frankie Dettori, Helen Chamberlain (pictured above), Dave 'Devil Fish' Ulliott, Tom 'Mr Pricewise' Se gal, Tony Bloom - I've never heard of any of them.
In the course of their searches they risked all kinds of hazards, including stings from 'devil fish' (jellyfish), bites from moray eels and grazes from the venomous spines of the dragon fish.