- 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