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greyhound

angling Of a fish snagged on a hook, to leap and buck across the surface of the water in an attempt to break free. We had a 300 lb. blue marlin on the line for nearly 10 minutes. You could hear it slapping the water as it greyhounded behind the boat.
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grayhound

in. [for a black] to date whites. Somebody said you were grayhounding. Is that so?
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