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synonyms for gudgeon

  • butt
  • chump
  • fish
  • fool
  • gull
  • lamb
  • mark
  • patsy
  • pigeon
  • pushover
  • sap
  • sucker
  • victim
  • easy mark
  • sitting duck
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Gudgeon eats stickleback, jack-pike eats gudgeon and grows fat, till at last the sturgeon in his armour eats him.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Barbel, roach, club, and gudgeon are plentiful round the Bell Weir; and trout are often taken.
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
Why must we wait till we go abroad before we think of asking for gudgeon?
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
A large upright post is placed on a gudgeon, with shafts extending horizontally 15 or 20 feet.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
This forms an abutment for supporting the ladle in the gudgeon band, being secured to this last by latch bolts and cotters.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
Believe me, your gudgeon nibbled because I sang him to the surface--just as the snakes come out for the song of the snake-charmer.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
He is much like the perch for his shape, and taken to be better than the perch, but will grow to be bigger than a gudgeon.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 223, FEBRUARY 4, 1854VARIOUS
Pass we now to the second act, wherein we find Mr. and Mrs. Gudgeon engaged in a remarkably humorous colloquy.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 5, NOVEMBER 1843VARIOUS
"Then do not use it to talk foolishness," said the gudgeon; and the roach's fins blushed scarlet, and are red to this day.
OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALESARTHUR RANSOME
It has a round iron gudgeon 11⁄2″ in diameter that reaches down into the top of the mast about 18 inches.
FARM MECHANICSHERBERT A. SHEARER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUDGEON

  • arbor
  • axis
  • gudgeon
  • mandrel
  • pin
  • pivot
  • pole
  • rod
  • shaft
  • spindle
  • stalk
  • stem
  • support
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