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shrimp

slang A very small, weak, or inconsequential person. Beat it, shrimp, or I'll pound ya! He was always a but of a shrimp as a kid, but then he hit puberty and shot up to nearly six feet tall.

shrimp

n. a small person. I’m such a shrimp. I just have short genes.
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Boaters definitely have a leg up on the shoreline shrimpers. If you have a boat or know someone who does, then head on out into North Bay, South Bay or the Intracoastal Waterway that runs north past Deerfield Beach just as the sun starts to set.
'It works in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as they have a strong system with harsh penalties and they provide incentives for shrimpers to abide by the law in the period of the ban.'
In the survey questionnaire, the boat size categories and the estimation of the commercial shrimper population amongst the categories were distributed as shown in Table 3.
The shrimpers have received support from some legislators in the Mexican Congress.
Rewards totaling $50,000 (raised by a coalition including the HSUS, NMFS and the Texas Shrimp Association) have been posted to find the outlaw shrimpers responsible for killing the sea turtles.
Some shrimpers had sewed TEDs into nets without an opening for turtles to escape.
And, when it comes to opposing any increase in shrimp aquaculture farms, they have an ally in shrimper Diane Wilson.
"One time, a boarding crew took a long, skinny aluminum pole and poked it repeatedly into bins of shrimp aboard my boat," says one Texas shrimper. "When they began, I had a boatload of $7-a-pound whole shrimp.
Each shrimper who has a saltwater license is allowed up to a 5-gallon bucket of shrimp with their heads still attached per day.
Gradually since then, the number of Tampa Bay food shrimpers has fallen from 30 to a small handful.
During heavy runs in October and November and through the winter in advance of cold fronts, the famed Titusville pier is lined with shrimpers manning long-handle dip nets and lanterns hanging from the pier.
There was game wear the that was couldn't be Stephen He then hit five in ten games for the Shrimpers during the second half of the season and has been in impressive form in the pre-season, and clearly fired up to ensure history repeats itself today when he travels to Birmingham to take on Mark Robins's men.
The Shrimpers seemed to be heading back to League Two after Chris Maguire's second-half penalty cancelled out John White's opener just before the break.
The idea, tabled by four MPS, envisages shares being offered to licensed shrimpers.
6147, addresses concerns that were raised by Louisiana shrimpers during a meeting with Sen.