Date fish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Date fish (Zoöl) a bivalve shell, or its inhabitant, of the genus Pholas, and allied genera. See Pholas.
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Usage

In literature:

Their food consists of dates, fish, and dhoura bread.
"The World of Waters" by Mrs. David Osborne
There is a quantity of fish caught on the bank, upon which and dates they live.
"The Pirates Own Book" by Charles Ellms
A light fishing smack brought letters to the General this evening, dated from Albany, and sent by special messenger.
"French and English" by Evelyn Everett-Green
This document was duly dated from "Fishing Camp, Five miles below Pensacola," and when it was written, Sam quietly waked Bob Sharp.
"Captain Sam" by George Cary Eggleston
The offerings, themselves, consist of lambs, sheep, birds, fish, cream, besides dates and various other fruits.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
No, I give up all claim to my first fish from this date.
"The Red Eric" by R.M. Ballantyne
Salted fish was as carefully prepared and amiably regarded for home use in New England and New York as in England and Holland at the same date.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Older children may eat raw and cooked fruits, figs, dates, baked potatoes, poultry, and fish.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
Date-stones, chicken and fish bones are also present in great numbers.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
The Andaman Mincopies remained undisturbed until a recent date, and added fishing to their hunting pursuits.
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
Fishing poles are now out of date, but the candidates are bidding mighty lively for the pole that is long enough to reach the persimmon.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
It is a strange city, lost in the midst of busy up-to-date Canada, with French roofs, narrow tilting streets, and ever the smell of fish.
"The Harbor of Doubt" by Frank Williams
Spears are out of date now, but harpoons are still employed in fishing.
"Alone with the Hairy Ainu" by A. H. Savage Landor
The active pursuit of fishing as an industry may be dated as beginning about 1700, for then began voyages beyond Cape Sable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
One of his earliest works is a "Tub with Fish," dated 1655, in the gallery of Brunswick.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

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As of Dec 5, the last reporting date from the Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, 4,952 bucks have been reported to checking stations around the state.
JC Murphey Lake will be closed to boat fishing due to Waterfowl season during the following dates: Oct 12.
The show is now scheduled for the Big Fish Pub, 1954 E University in Tempe on the same date, Monday, January 12.
This is an unofficial listing of ports, dates, and leading fish.
Include details on anglers , fish, location and date.
According to an Idaho Fish and Game news release, the Fish and Game Department does not recommend closing hunts or altering season dates in response to fire restrictions.
New fish find dates back to the 19th century .
Now, they will be allowed to continue fishing until the new closure dates of February through March.
The first ever Trifishalon involves three reservoirs — Scofield, Rockport and Starvation — and three different fishing dates.
It's July on the Kenai Peninsula, and while we're preoccupied with all things fishing, there's a couple of important dates looming.
The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds waterfowlers that the next split-season dates for hunting migratory ducks, Canada geese, and white-fronted geese are Dec 13- Jan 26.
Courtney flirts with Ben during their fly fishing date.
Phillip "Mac" McIntosh , who is a dentist, was dating "a lot of fish in the sea" until he was introduced to his wife, Janine.
Dan will have special guests on every week to bring you up to date on Hunting and fishing reports, outdoor issues and just pure outdoor fun.
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