food fish

Definitions

  • Fishing provided food as well as recreation for the colonists. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
    Fishing provided food as well as recreation for the colonists. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n food fish any fish used for food by human beings
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Usage

In literature:

But could he not make it easier for us to get our food, than by hunting animals and taking fish?
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
There are so few animals or fish fit for food, that you will all certainly be starved.
"The Pioneers" by R.M. Ballantyne
As every one may understand, such perishable food as fish must be conveyed to market with the utmost possible despatch.
"The Young Trawler" by R.M. Ballantyne
The Water-rats, or Voles, eat fishes, frogs, and toads, besides other food, and do infinite mischief to banks and dams, which they undermine.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
The food of the crews, when once upon the fishing ground, consists almost wholly of fish.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
As with young otters, they know only from daily experience that fish, and not grouse and rabbits, are their legitimate food.
"Wood Folk at School" by William J. Long
Fifthly, to visit all vessels arriving, and when fish, cattle or food were on board, inspect everything before it can be landed.
"Policing the Plains" by R.G. MacBeth
When one fish got a good place to feed the others swam around it and tried to get some of the food.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
You shall be a whitefish, and you shall be food for the Indians as long as they eat fish.
"The Book of Nature Myths" by Florence Holbrook
With the little salt which remained we preserved some of the fish, as we were now getting very short of food.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
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In poetry:

"They say that swarming wild bees seek
The hive at her command;
And fishes swim to take their food
From out her dainty hand.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Sleep navigates the tides of time;
The dry Sargasso of the tomb
Gives up its dead to such a working sea;
And sleep rolls mute above the beds
Where fishes' food is fed the shades
Who periscope through flowers to the sky.
"When Once The Twilight Locks No Longer" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

Eric Goerdt has been a stalwart of northern Minnesota's local foods community for years, smoking fish from Lake Superior as well as turkey, pork, and bison from animals raised in the region.
The controversy is the latest episode in an ongoing debate about management of fish that make up much of the ocean's food base, including sardines , anchovies, squid and more.
Food Baked Fish Scampi (KFSN Photo).
As fishing fleets patrol their waters, catching what was their primary source of food, the whales are vanishing.
Our answer this time of year is vitamin D supplements, oily fish and other fortified foods.
Hunt, Fish, Eat Program Teaches Deer Hunting For Food.
Brainerd FFA to grow hydroponic vegetables and fish for food shelf.
Food & Water Watch just released its 2010 Smart Seafood Guide to the safety and sustainability of more than 100 kinds of fish and shellfish.
Fish is one of the most polarizing foods in our diet.
Protect forage fish, cornerstone of our ocean's food web.
An international group of marine scientists is calling for cuts in commercial fishing for sardines, herring and other so-called forage fish whose use as food for fish farms is soaring.
Dine & Dish: Johnny's Fish Market offers fresh food , cooked to order.
Local fish fries offer great food for great prices.
Comings & Goings : Downtown adds Whole Foods and new fish store.
Think fish is a dinner-only food.
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In science:

Pauly D, Christensen VV, Dalsgaard J, Froese R, Torres F, Jr. (1998) Fishing down marine food webs.
Randomizing genome-scale metabolic networks
We select this group of genus for the test set. 8Most of them are not really errors. For instance, all fishes must be ANIMALs, but some of them are edible (that is, FOODs). Nevertheless, all fishes labelled as FOOD have been considered mistakes.
Building Accurate Semantic Taxonomies from Monolingual MRDs
Most of them are not really errors. For instance, all fishes must be ANIMALs, but some of them are edible (that is, FOODs). Nevertheless, all fishes labelled as FOOD have been considered mistakes.
Using WordNet for Building WordNets
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