a trap for catching salmon, consisting of a revolving wheel with attached nets set in a river so that it is turned by the current to capture the passing fish.
[fish-wahyf] /ˈfɪʃˌwaɪf/ noun, plural fishwives. 1. a woman who sells fish. 2. a coarse-mannered, vulgar-tongued woman. /ˈfɪʃˌwaɪf/ noun (pl) -wives 1. a woman who sells fish 2. a coarse scolding woman n. 1520s, from fish (n.) + wife in the “woman” sense. noun The wife of a homosexual man (1970s+ Homosexuals)
[fish-wurm] /ˈfɪʃˌwɜrm/ noun, Chiefly New England and Northern and Midland U.S. 1. an earthworm.
[fish-ee] /ˈfɪʃ i/ adjective, fishier, fishiest. 1. like a in shape, smell, taste, or the like. 2. consisting of . 3. abounding in . 4. Informal. improbable, as a story; unlikely. 5. Informal. of questionable character; suspicious: The sudden knockout was fishy. 6. dull and expressionless: fishy eyes. /ˈfɪʃɪ/ adjective fishier, fishiest 1. of, involving, […]
noun The transport of loaded containers or semitrailers by ship or barge [1954+; modeled on piggyback]