n.1.(Zool.) A European fish (Raniceps raninus), having a large flat head; - also called tadpole fish, and lesser forked beard.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sweyn Forkbeard was the father of which significant figure in British history?
She starts to have vivid dreams where she is reliving the life of Fraida, a young Viking woman who is the niece of King Svein Forkbeard of Denmark and cousin to Canute.
By 1014 his son Swevn Forkbeard, had conquered much of England which would remain part of the Danish kingdom until 1042.
Sonitor, has introduced its ultrasound-based technology positioning platform named Forkbeard.
Otolith shape analysis as a tool for stock discrimination of forkbeard (Phycis phycis) in the Northeast Atlantic.
One of the victims was reportedly the sister of King Sweyn Forkbeard of Denmark, who launched repeated avenging invasions of England over the next decade, conquering it just before his death: his son Cnut (Canute) became king in 1016.
(60) Demersal resources mostly consist of commercial species that "live and feed close to the seabed." (61) These species include grey mullets, sea bass, and sea breams which live along the coast; red mullets, poor cod, and sole which live along the upper zone of the continental shelf; Norway lobster and flat fishes which live along the continental shelf; and blue whiting and greater forkbeard which live in deep waters.
For it was on February 10, 1014, that viking warlord Sweyn Forkbeard, said to have been the founder of Swansea and former king of Denmark and England, died.
Yes, past the Millennium Stadium to come slid the dragon-prowed ships packed with "Black Pagans", fearsome warriors like Eric Bloodaxe and Svein Forkbeard.
TACs remained the same or dropped for red sea bream and remained the same as in 2012 for greater forkbeard (all zones).
MORGAN Parry, the 13-year-old Sunderland angler who landed an unusual species for the North East - a 2lb 12oz Greater Forkbeard - is now the official British record holder.