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Definition of Dace

  • A small European cyprinoid fish (Leuciscus leuciscus, formerly Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.
  • small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body

How to use dace in a sentence. Dace pronunciation.

With this fresh wind he will run till noon; and you are sure of him with a dace.
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There we see various species of Cyprinidae, 'rough' or 'white' fish-roach, dace, chub, bream, and so forth, and with them their natural attendant and devourer, the pike.
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John E. Buford, second lieutenant, Langston, Okla. Thomas J. Bullock, second lieutenant, New York City, N.Y. John W. Bundrant, second lieutenant, Omaha, Neb. John P. Burgess, first lieutenant, Mullens, S.C. Dace H. Burns, first lieutenant, Chicago, Ill.
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There was no need to use the light net which hung diagonally and unnecessarily across its owner's back, for the glittering little speckled trout was only about the size of a small dace, though it fought and kicked as hardily as if it had weighed a pound, and indulged in a series of active leaps as it was slipped through the hole in the lid of a creel, to drop into companionship with half-a-score of its fellows, which welcomed the new prisoner with a number of leaps almost as wild as its own.
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SIR PETER.-"No, Mivers; the fishes are dace, a fish that, once introduced into any pond, never can be got out again.
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As the dace sticks to the water and the water sticks by the dace, so the Chillinglys stuck to the land and the land stuck by the Chillinglys.
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Perhaps I am wrong to wish that the new Chillingly may be a little less like a dace.
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Its representatives lived in hot-blooded times, and were compelled to skulk in still water with their emblematic daces.
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Thinkest thou that Daces can escape the net that has meshed a Roach?
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It was only when they parted in London, that Kenelm evinced more secret purpose, more external emotion than one of his heraldic Daces shifting from the bed to the surface of a waveless pond.
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Minnows I had caught in the Thames and elsewhere, also gudgeons, and occasionally a dace.
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It is the enchantment of uncertainty: the same natural magic that draws the little suburban boys in the spring of the year, with their strings and pin-hooks, around the shallow ponds where dace and redfins hide; the same irresistible charm that fixes a row of city gamins, like ragged and disreputable fish-crows, on the end of a pier where blear-eyed flounders sometimes lurk in the muddy water.
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In an instant as I walked on, I was seeing the bright river down at home, with the boat gliding along, the roach and dace flashing away to right and left, the chub scurrying from under the willows, the water-weeds and white buttercups brushing against the sides, and the lark singing high overhead in the blue sky.
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The river abounds in pike, roach, dace, gudgeon, and eels, just here; and you can sit and fish for them all day.
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I had been sitting there all the afternoon and had caught literally nothing - except a few dozen dace and a score of jack; and I was just about giving it up as a bad job when I suddenly felt a rather smart pull at the line.
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First, take forked stick, a Line of twelve yards long wound upon it, at the upper end, leave about a yard, either to tye a bunch of Sags, or a Bladder, to Boy up the Fish, and to carry it from the ground: the Bait must be a live Fish, either Dace, or Gudgin, or Roach, or a small Trout: the forked stick must have a slit in the one side of the fork to put in the Line, that you may set your live Fish to swimme at a gage, that when the Pike taketh the Bait, he may have the full liberty of the Line for his feed.
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He ate the starfish and the garfish, and the crab and the dab, and the plaice and the dace, and the skate and his mate, and the mackereel and the pickereel, and the really truly twirly-whirly eel.
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Mò vno co na vista gioueiale, Mo nautro cò no tuocco de Manella, Chillo che mme dace, è chiù refonne.
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Examples of Dace

Example #1
After that, he will not be up again on the shallows till sunset.
Example #2
God knows how a poor miner's son will ever reward you; but the mouse repaid the lion, says the story, and, at all events, I can pray for you.
Example #3
Now these fish belong almost exclusively to the same system of rivers-those of north-east Europe.
Example #4
Through it, into a great estuary between North Britain and Norway, flowed together all the rivers of north-eastern Europe-Elbe, Weser, Rhine, Scheldt, Seine, Thames, and all the rivers of east England, as far north as the Humber. And if a reason be required for so daring a theory-first started, if I recollect right, by the late lamented Edward Forbes-a sufficient one may be found in one look over a bridge, in any river of the East of England.
Example #5
William H. Burrell, second lieutenant, Washington, D.C. John M. Burrell, second lieutenant, East Orange, N.J. Herman L. Butler, first lieutenant, U.S. Army, Homer C. Butler, first lieutenant, New York, N.Y. Felix Buggs, second lieutenant, U.S. Army.
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James A. Bryant, first lieutenant, Indianapolis, Ind. William L. Bryson, captain, U.S. Army.