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bull trout

noun
Origin of bull trout
1645-1655
1645-55
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  • On the second day, I think it was, I landed a bull-trout that weighed nine pounds, and got it with a six-ounce rod.

    Tenting To-night Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • I feel sure that if he had tried to catch the bull-trout he would have fallen in.

    Echoes of the War J. M. Barrie
  • Again the term white trout includes the bull-trout, which is an immigrant from the salt water.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • Salmon and bull-trout, sea-trout, and finnocks divide their time between fresh water and salt water.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • The bull-trout, for some obscure reason, is not at all responsive to his efforts, except in its kelt stage.

  • They have been down all the morning at the pool where the alder is, trying to catch that bull-trout.'

    Echoes of the War J. M. Barrie
  • But it is the bull-trout which falls victim, as a rule, to the troll.

    Tenting To-night Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Now a bull-trout has teeth, and held in a vise-like grip in the teeth of this one was a smaller trout.

    Tenting To-night Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for bull-trout

bull trout

noun
1.
any large trout, esp the salmon trout
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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