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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pinfish \Pin"fish`\, n. [So called from their sharp dorsal spines.] (Zool.) (a) The sailor's choice (Diplodus rhomboides syn. Lagodon rhomboides). (b) The salt-water bream (Diplodus Holbrooki). [1913 Webster] Note: Both are excellent food fishes, common on the coast of the United States south of Cape Hatteras. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster]