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hogchoker

[hawg-choh-ker, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌtʃoʊ kər, ˈhɒg-/
noun
1.
a sole, Trinectes maculatus, found in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and south to Panama.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; so called to indicate that the fish is worthless, even as food for hogs
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