frost fish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n frost fish long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
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Usage

In literature:

Then, if a severe frost follows and the mass freezes the ice squeezes the fish to the bottom.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
A month was taken up in fishing, in drying the fish, or in putting it in holes where there was eternal frost.
"The International Weekly Miscellany, Vol. 1, No. 7" by Various
It was to the north of the present village of Danvers Plains, on the eastern side and adjoining to Frost-Fish Brook.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
This year, as we have said, in consequence of the early frost, but a small supply of fish had been caught.
"The Trapper's Son" by W.H.G. Kingston
I only wish it would come frost, to make our fish keep.
"Silver Lake" by R.M. Ballantyne
Frost-fish, Muscles and Clams were a Relief to many.
"Curiosities of History" by William W. Wheildon
She lost a second frost-fish, and was ready to weep.
"Cardigan" by Robert W. Chambers
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In news:

In this photo released by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Garrett Frost from Kalispel, Mt holds a largemouth bass he caught in Rose Creek Slough on July 16, 2011.
Frost Brew Give your liveliest leeches a kick in the butt by tossing a handful of ice into the bucket 15 minutes before you start fishing.
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