horned pout

horned pout (plural horned pouts)

  1. A catfish native to the eastern United States, the brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus.
    • 1854, Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Ticknor and Fields: Boston
      At length you slowly raise, pulling hand over hand, some horned pout squeaking and squirming to the upper air.

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