look-down

[look-doun]
noun
the appearance of paper when inspected under reflected light.
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lookdown

[look-doun]
noun
a silvery carangid fish of the genus Selene, of the Atlantic Ocean, having a compressed body and eyes placed high on the truncated forehead.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase look down

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AT first the lookdown fish, those silvery dinner plates of the sea, wanted nothing to do with her.
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