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Definition of porgy
porgyScup Scup, n. [Contr. fr. American Indian mishc[`u]p, fr.
mishe-kuppi large, thick-scaled.] (Zo["o]l.)
A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S.
argyrops), common on the Atlantic coast of the United
States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the
daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night
and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy,
Note: The same names are also applied to a closely allied
Southern species. (Stenotomus Gardeni). PorgyPorgy Por"gy, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous sparoid food fishes, as the jolthead
porgy, the sheepshead porgy (Calamus penna) of the West
Indies, the grass porgy (Calamus arctifrons) of Florida,
and the red porgy (Pagrus pagrus) of Europe.
Meaning of porgy from wikipedia
and Bess (/ˈpɔːrɡi/) is an English-language opera
by American composer George
Gershwin, with a libretto written
by author DuBose Heyward
(novel), a 1925 novel
by DuBose Heyward Porgy
(play), a 1927 play by Dorothy Heyward
upon his 1925...
is the common
name in the US for any fish which belongs
to the family
Sparidae. They are also called
live in shallow temperate
salpa, known commonly
as the dreamfish, salema, salema porgy
, cow bream
or goldline, is a species
of sea bream, recognisable
by the golden
and Bess is an opera
and Bess may also refer
and Bess, a 1935 recording
- "I Loves
" is a duet from the 1935 opera Porgy
and Bess with music
by George Gershwin
by Ira Gershwin. It was performed
in the opera's...
- "Georgy Porgy
" (/ˈpɔːrdʒi/) is a song written
on Toto's self-titled debut album
in 1978. It was released
as a single
and Bess is a 1959 American musical
by Otto Preminger, and starring Sidney Poitier
and Dorothy Dandridge
in the titular
is a novel written
by the American author DuBose Heyward
by the George
H. Doran Company
in 1925. The novel tells
- Georgy Porgy
(/ˈpɔːrdʒi/) may refer
to: "Georgie Porgie", the traditional nursery rhyme
" (song) by Toto featuring Cheryl
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