• In the English custom-house, an officer who searches vessels for unentered goods.
  • One who jerks; one who moves something in a quick, spasmodic way; in the quotation, one who whips or lashes.
  • One who makes quick, spasmodic motions; especially, one who suffers from involuntary spasmodic movements of the limbs or features.
  • A cyprinoid fish, <em>Hybopsiskentuckiensis</em>: same as <internalXref urlencoded="hornyhead">hornyhead</internalXref>.
  • A beater.
  • One who jerks or moves with a jerk.
  • A North American river chub (<spn>Hybopsis biguttatus</spn>).
  • A North American <xref>river</xref> <xref>chub</xref> (Hybopsis <xref>biguttatus</xref>).
  • Someone or something that <xref>jerks</xref>.
  • someone who gives a strong sudden pull
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