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croaker

slang A doctor. Hey, you're not sounding so good—maybe you should go to the croaker

croaker

n. a doctor. The croaker said my tonsils have to come out.
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As per reports, the croaker fish or Arabian Sea meagre fish, weighed almost 41 kilograms.
If it's been dry in August and September look for the Croaker Hole in Lake George to be paved with flatties, while rain will push them closer to the ocean.
The results revealed that the immunological effect of CCLs in the croaker is weaker than that of other fish, and revealed the infectivity of the large yellow croaker.
A year and a half later, on August 7,1944, the situation came full circle when the Croaker torpedoed the Nagara.
The croaker had a more pronounced ontogenetic diet shift, with the smallest size classes (10-25 mm) consuming mostly copepods, and larger juveniles having diets dominated by amphipods, polychaete worms, shrimp, crabs, and fish.
Due to the highly divergent croaker catch rate of Net 4, it was excluded from the croaker comparison, resulting in 10 paired samples.
According to the interviewees, the white shrimp (camarao-branco) Litopenaeus schimitti Burkenroad, 1938, the croaker (corvina) Micropogonias furnieri (Desmares, 1823), the catfish (bagre) (family Ariidae) and the largehead hairtail (espada) Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758, in spite of presenting larger capture in some months, are caught every month, while the mullet (tainha) (Mugil spp.), the codling (abrotea) Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup, 1858) and U.
A close cousin to the Tom Swifty is the Croaker. Croakers, invented by Roy Bongartz, also involve the punderful connecting of a statement to a quotation, except that the verb, rather than the adverb, supplies the pun:
The croaker sounds seemed to continue uninterrupted as boats passed by (but these boat sounds often masked the croaker sounds, and therefore such recordings were eliminated from our analysis).
It's small-town America, and a beauty contest ends with Helen (Gellar, star of Buffy) being crowned the Croaker Queen.
The two collaborated in writing a series of satirical poems about New York society called The Croaker Papers, which they published under pseudonyms.
A series of satirical poems called "The Croaker Papers" appeared anonymously in the New York Evening Post and National Advertiser this year.
It will be interesting to see what the croaker run is going to look like this year.
Sexual development of the croaker, Micropogonias undulatus, and distribution of early stages in Chesapeake Bay.
I want the pilchard patterns to ride high in the water column, and the croaker patterns to hang low.