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[gohld-ahy] /ˈgoʊldˌaɪ/
noun, plural goldeyes (especially collectively) goldeye.
a silvery, herringlike game fish, Hiodon alosoides, found in the fresh waters of central North America.
Origin of goldeye
gold + eye Unabridged
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  • Nothing is so unreal as the bite of the goldeye—when it is not there.

    The Buffalo Runners R.M. Ballantyne
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noun (pl) -eyes, -eye
a North American clupeoid fish, Hiodon alosoides, with yellowish eyes, silvery sides, and a dark blue back: family Hiodontidae (mooneyes)
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