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Haie {pl}Plural (die) [zool.] sharks
Freibeuter {pl}Plural (die) [fig.] (Ausbeuter) sharks [fig.]
Ausbeuter {pl}Plural (die) sharks [fig.]
Wucherer {pl}Plural (die) [fin., pej.] sharks [fig.]
Halsabschneider {pl}Plural (die) [ugs., pej.] sharks [fig.]
Nepper {pl}Plural (die) [ugs., pej.] sharks [fig.]
Gauner {pl}Plural (die) [pej.] (Betrüger) sharks [fig.]
Schlitzohren {pl}Plural (die) [ugs.] sharks [fig.]
gerissene Betrüger {pl}Plural (die) sharks [fig.]
gierige Betrüger {pl}Plural (die) sharks [fig.]
(gerissene) Schwindler {pl}Plural (die) sharks [fig.]
Haie {pl}Plural (die) [fig.] (Betrüger, Wucherer) sharks [fig.]
Kanonen {pl}Plural (die) [ugs.] (Könner) sharks [esp. Am.] [coll.]
Könner {pl}Plural (die) sharks [esp. Am.] [coll.]
Asse {pl}Plural (die) [ugs.] (Könner) sharks [esp. Am.] [coll.]
Haie und kleine Fische (ein deutscher Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1957) Sharks and Little Fish
Haie und kleine Fische (ein deutscher Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1957) Sharks and Small Fish [Am.]


[later editions continued as follows When the sands are all dry, he is gay as a lark, And will talk in contemptuous tones of the Shark, But, when the tide rises and sharks are around, His voice has a timid and tremulous sound.]
But of my own knowledge, I know that down to the year 1850, sharks and shad, alewives and herring, against Linnæus’s express edict, were still found dividing the possession of the same seas with the Leviathan.
For we are all killers, on land and on sea; Bonapartes and Sharks included.
Only the infidel sharks in the audacious seas may give ear to such words, when, with tornado brow, and eyes of red murder, and foam-glued lips, Ahab leaped after his prey.
Though amid all the smoking horror and diabolism of a sea-fight, sharks will be seen longingly gazing up to the ship’s decks, like hungry dogs round a table where red meat is being carved, ready to bolt down every killed man that is tossed to them; and though, while the valiant butchers over the deck-table are thus cannibally carving each other’s live meat with carving-knives all gilded and tasselled, the sharks, also, with their jewel-hilted mouths, are quarrelsomely carving away under the table at the dead meat; and though, were you to turn the whole affair upside down, it would still be pretty much the same thing, that is to say, a shocking sharkish business enough for all parties; and though sharks also are the invariable outriders of all slave ships crossing the Atlantic, systematically trotting alongside, to be handy in case a parcel is to be carried anywhere, or a dead slave to be decently buried; and though one or two other like instances might be set down, touching the set terms, places, and occasions, when sharks do most socially congregate, and most hilariously feast; yet is there no conceivable time or occasion when you will find them in such countless numbers, and in gayer or more jovial spirits, than around a dead sperm whale, moored by night to a whaleship at sea.
But, as yet, Stubb heeded not the mumblings of the banquet that was going on so nigh him, no more than the sharks heeded the smacking of his own epicurean lips.
There are those sharks now over the side, don’t you see they prefer it tough and rare?
But sometimes, especially upon the Line in the Pacific, this plan will not answer at all; because such incalculable hosts of sharks gather round the moored carcase, that were he left so for six hours, say, on a stretch, little more than the skeleton would be visible by morning.
But it was not thus in the present case with the Pequod’s sharks; though, to be sure, any man unaccustomed to such sights, to have looked over her side that night, would have almost thought the whole round sea was one huge cheese, and those sharks the maggots in it.
Killed and hoisted on deck for the sake of his skin, one of these sharks almost took poor Queequeg’s hand off, when he tried to shut down the dead lid of his murderous jaw.

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