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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 John n.  A proper name of a man.
 John-apple, a sort of apple ripe about St. John's Day. Same as Apple-john.
 John Bull, an ideal personification of the typical characteristics of an Englishman, or of the English people.
 John Bullism, English character. --W. Irving.
 John Doe Law,  the name formerly given to the fictitious plaintiff in an action of ejectment. --Mozley & W.
 John Doree, John Dory. [John (or F. jaune yellow) + Doree, Dory.] Zool. An oval, compressed, European food fish (Zeus faber). Its color is yellow and olive, with golden, silvery, and blue reflections. It has a round dark spot on each side. Called also dory, doree, and St. Peter's fish.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Do·ree n.  Zool. A European marine fish (Zeus faber), of a yellow color. See Illust. of John Doree.
 Note:The popular name in England is John Doree, or Dory, well known to be a corruption of F. jaune-dorée, i. e., golden-yellow. See 1st Dory.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Zeus faber
      n : European dory [syn: John dory]