“She is the blenny, there is no doubt about it,” cried Jack.
The fact is, Hemming has got command of the blenny, and I applied and got appointed to her.
The hard-pressed crew of the blenny responded to it, but they had to exert every nerve and muscle to keep the enemy at bay.
The blenny could be seen, though she had ceased firing, gliding on towards them.
Presently the blenny put its head out of the water, and looked about.
Rouse up, blenny dear, and tell me about these notes of invitation for our dinner-party.
Hitherto the crew of the blenny were not aware that their powder was exhausted.
Captain Grant had fully expected to find the blenny there, and was much disappointed at her non-appearance.
A blenny which lies out of water on lava-rocks, leaping from one to another with great agility.
This made her captain and crew grow bold, and approach still nearer to the blenny.
1774, from Latin blennius (in Pliny), from Greek blennos, from blenna "slime, mucus," from PIE *mled-sno-, from root *mel- "soft." The fish so called from the coating on its scales.