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wee·ver

 (wē′vər)
n.
Any of several marine fishes of the family Trachinidae of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Black Sea, having venomous spines on the gill cover and first dorsal fin.

[Old North French wivre, serpent, weever; see wyvern.]

weever

(ˈwiːvə)
n
(Animals) any small marine percoid fish of the family Trachinidae, such as Trachinus vipera of European waters, having venomous spines around the gills and the dorsal fin
[C17: from Old Northern French wivre viper, ultimately from Latin vīpera viper]
Translations

weever

[ˈwiːvəʳ] Npeje m araña
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The points kept coming after the break, Lewis Weever finding his way over the try-line for the rampant Crusaders.
The innocent-looking but dangerous weever fish has left its mark on several bathers on the West Wales coast in the past week.
See also Charles Cathcart, 'John Fletcher in 1600-1601: Two Early Poems, an Involvement in the "Poets' War," and a Network of Literary Connections', Philological Quarterly 81 (2002), 33-51, for a discussion of the possibility that John Fletcher may have had a connection with John Weever of Queens' College, Cambridge.
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This common quality may have been the subject of allusion by John Weever as he paid his tribute to Shakespeare in the Epigrammes of 1599.
Like a latter-day Camden or Weever surveying the antiquities of Britain, Llewellyn has spent twenty years compiling the evidence, including more than two hundred examples illustrated here.
The uneasiness of this acknowledgment is revealed in the absence of folkloristic citations by literary scholars, even those writing about folklore in literature (e.g., Blake, de Weever, and Gray).
The 70-year-old man was left fighting for breath after being stung by a weever fish on the beach at Trefor near Caernarfon on Saturday morning.
The incidents involving weever fish have happened off Tynemouth Longsands.