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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chub /ˈʧʌb/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chub n.  Zool. A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinidæ or Carp family. The common European species is Leuciscus cephalus; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera Semotilus, Squalius, Ceratichthys, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the tautog, black bass, etc.
 Chub mackerel Zool., a species of mackerel (Scomber colias) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic coast, but absent in others; -- called also bull mackerel, thimble-eye, and big-eye mackerel.
 Chub sucker Zool., a fresh-water fish of the United States (Erimyzon sucetta); -- called also creekfish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped
          body [syn: Leuciscus cephalus]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    the name of a people in alliance with Egypt in the time of
    Nebuchadnezzar. The word is found only in Ezek. 30:5. They were
    probably a people of Northern Africa, or of the lands near Egypt
    in the south.