fish ball

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fish ball a fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes
    • n fish ball well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fish ball fish (usually salted codfish) shared fine, mixed with mashed potato, and made into the form of a small, round cake.
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Usage

In literature:

Nothing I transform ever gets back to its former shape again, so these fish-balls can never more be pebbles.
"The Tin Woodman of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
We had beans and fish balls most generally.
"Pollyanna" by Eleanor H. Porter
They sat down to the table without a word, and helped themselves to fish balls with a surprising lack of interest.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
We have fish-balls every night, you know.
"Davy and The Goblin" by Charles E. Carryl
To the top of this pole a ball is attached by a stout linen cord or fishing line.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
The servant coming in with the dish, Norman left his ball to see the swan and fish come at Fanny's call to be fed.
"Norman Vallery" by W.H.G. Kingston
MOCK FISH BALLS IN CURRY OR CREAM SAUCE.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
If some of the batter is left, form in balls and cook in the fish stock and serve as soup.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
You know she's been fishing for guests for this ball for years.
"The Smart Set" by Clyde Fitch
Most likely these fish forcemeat balls were fried in olive oil.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
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In news:

Intended for rotating equipment used in processing fish, meat, pork and poultry, MRC Marathon single-row, deep groove ball bearings provide corrosion resistance even in harsh conditions.
The Ginsberg family, Shterna, Aron and their nine children, invite Oprah to join them for a traditional Jewish meal of gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, potato kugel and challah bread.
Northeastern State senior Kinsey Shade emerged from the dogpile and streaked toward a pole, heaving the ball at a wooden fish near its top.
The ball missed the fish by inches and another melee quickly ensued.
Cast nets used to harvest the shrimp over bait , which consist of a mixture of fish meal and mud shaped into balls, must have a minimum mesh size of 1/2-inch square with a 1-inch stretch.
The eclectic dishes include paella, chicken skin sandwiches, gefilte fish and chips, and bacon-wrapped matzo balls.
A television crew working on a fishing show captured a ball of fire after an oil rig explosion about 20 miles off the coast of Grand Isle, La.
'Ball Cutter' fish that bites men's testicles caught in Papua New Guinea .
The Pacu fish — known to locals as the "Ball Cutter" — has much more human-like teeth than this shark, but they're just as deadly.
To get rid of them pour some fish blood on a paper towel or newspaper and roll it into a ball.
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