A large voracious fish (Pomatomus saitatrix), of the family Carangidæ, valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the horse mackerel, in Virginia saltwater tailor, or skipjack. [1913 Webster]
A West Indian fish (Platyglossus radiatus), of the family Labridæ. [1913 Webster]
" The name is applied locally to other species of fishes; as the cunner, sea bass, squeteague, etc."