Any of several ganoid fishes of the family Lepisosteidae of fresh and brackish waters of North and Central America, having long narrow jaws, an elongated body, and a long snout.
A similar or related fish, such as the needlefish. Also called garfish, garpike.
Scots To cause or compel.
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