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[fish-uh-ree] /ˈfɪʃ ə ri/

noun, plural fisheries.
a place where are bred; .
a place where or shellfish are caught.
the occupation or industry of catching, processing, or selling or shellfish.
Law. the right to in certain waters or at certain times.
noun (pl) -eries

a place where fish are reared
a fishing ground
another word for piscary (sense 2)

“business of fishing,” 1670s; “place where fish are caught,” 1690s; see fish (v.) + -ery. Related: Fisheries.


A religious mission in a working-class neighborhood

[1920s+ Hoboes; ultimately fr the concept of St Peter as a fisher of men]


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