Associations to the word «Marlin»

Pictures for the word «Marlin»


MARLIN, noun. Any species of game fish belonging to either of the genera Tetrapturus or Makaira. Every such species has a pointed, spear-like projection of the upper jaw.
MARLIN SPIKE, noun. Alternative spelling of marlinspike
MARLIN SPIKES, noun. Plural of marlin spike

Dictionary definition

MARLIN, noun. Large long-jawed oceanic sport fishes; related to sailfishes and spearfishes; not completely cold-blooded i.e. able to warm their brains and eyes.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.