Shark - (v. t. & i.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes of the order Plagiostomi, found in all seas.
Shark - (v. t. & i.) A rapacious, artful person; a sharper.
Shark - (v. t. & i.) Trickery; fraud; petty rapine; as, to live upon the shark.
Shark - (v. t.) To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.
Shark - (v. i.) To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.
Shark - (v. i.) To live by shifts and stratagems.
Basking shark - () One of the largest species of sharks (Cetorhinus maximus), so called from its habit of basking in the sun; the liver shark, or bone shark. It inhabits the northern seas of Europe and America, and grows to a length of more than forty feet. It is a harmless species.
Sharked - (imp. & p. p.) of Shark
Sharking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shark
Sharker - (n.) One who lives by sharking.
Sharking - (n.) Petty rapine; trick; also, seeking a livelihood by shifts and dishonest devices.
Shark - n. Large voracious marine fish. [origin unknown]
Shark - n. Colloq. Swindler, profiteer. [origin unknown]
Basking shark - n. Large shark which lies near the surface of the sea.
Loan shark - n. Colloq. Person who lends money at exorbitant rates of interest.
Sharkskin - n. 1 skin of a shark. 2 smooth slightly shiny fabric.
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