obs. form of gudgeon n.2

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  • gudgeon — gudgeon1 /guj euhn/, n. 1. a small, European, freshwater fish, Gobio gobio, of the minnow family, having a threadlike barbel at each corner of the mouth, used as bait. 2. any of certain related fishes. 3. a person who is easily duped or cheated.… …   Universalium

  • gudgeon — I gudg•eon [[t]ˈgʌdʒ ən[/t]] n. 1) ich any small European cyprinid fish of the genus Gobio[/ex] 2) ich any of certain related fishes • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME gogion < OF go(u) jon < L gōbiōnem, acc. of gōbiō, var. of gobius II… …   From formal English to slang

  • gudgeon — I. /ˈgʌdʒən/ (say gujuhn) noun 1. (plural gudgeon or gudgeons) any of various species of small marine and freshwater fish of the family Gobiidae, as the snakehead gudgeon, Ophiocara aporos, of northern Australia. 2. (plural gudgeon or gudgeons) a …   Australian English dictionary

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