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Definition of "thunny" []

  • Archaic form of tunny. (a kind of fish) (noun)

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Use "thunny" in a sentence
  • "I'm coming after you with both gunth blaything, thunny boy."
  • "At one of the principal thunny fisheries near Catania, the fishermen have fixed upon poles, like English kites on a barn-door, _pour encourager les autres_, two immense sharks 'heads as trophies -- the jaws at full gape, exhibiting four sets of teeth as sharp as harrows, and as white and polished as ivory."
  • "An "ancient mariner" told us, that full forty miles from Syracuse, a shark, which had been following him for a long time, thrust his head suddenly out of the water, and made a snap at him; and if the boat had not been a _thunny_ boat, high in the sides, there is no saying how much of him might have been extant!"