redfish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n redfish male salmon that has recently spawned
    • n redfish large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico
    • n redfish North Atlantic rockfish
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Redfish rĕd"fĭsh` (Zoöl) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also nerka. See Blueback.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n redfish The blue-backed salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka.
    • n redfish The red perch or rose-fish, Sebastes marinus or viviparus.
    • n redfish The labroid fish Trochocopus or Pimelometopon pulcher; the fathead. See cut under fathead.
    • n redfish The red-drum, Sciæna ocellata or Sciænops ocellatus; the southern red-horse.
    • n redfish A preparation of fish, very popular among the Malays. After the heads have been removed, the fish are cleaned, salted in the proportion of one part salt to eight parts of fish, and deposited in flat, glazed earthen vessels, in which they are for three days submitted to the pressure of stones placed on thin boards or dried plantain-leaves. The fish are next freed from salt and saturated with vinegar of cocoa-palm toddy, after which powdered ginger, black pepper, brandy, and powdered red rice are added. The anchovy (Stolephorus or Engraulis) is the most esteemed constituent, but other fishes are used in the same way. The preparation is also called Malacca fish. Cantor.
    • n redfish An Australian holothurian, Actinopyga obesa.
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Usage

In literature:

Well, the natives a call that redfish.
"Boy Scouts in Southern Waters" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Lacking Pompano, Red Snapper, and Redfish, even Milly could not quite do her knowledge justice.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
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In news:

IN EFFECT UNTIL NOV 22, 9:00 a.m. DAVID SIKES/CALLER-TIMES This small cove across from Matagorda Island produced mostly redfish.
Redfish Parmesan with Parmesan Cream Sauce.
5 oz filet of redfish from the Mississippi Gulf.
Grilled Redfish with Andouille & Shrimp Couche Couche.
New Orleans chef Chuck Subra turns couche couche, a Cajun breakfast food where a cornmeal batter is cooked in oil until browned, into a savory stuffing for grilled redfish .
The IFA Redfish Tour www.redfishtour.com is only 5 weeks away.
All Tides for Redfish .
ORANGE — Some of the best redfish habitat gets passed by anglers on every fishing trip.
Related Stories for Redfish Bay Kayak Fishing.
Redfish , if not the most sought after fish in these parts, is a close second.
PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL- The IFA Redfish series hit the water this weekend for the annual Panama City Beach stop on their tour.
Welcome folks to this week's edition of Big Redfish R Us.
As I stated in my last column, we would see some warming trends and along with warming trends would bring a fancy Redfish bite.
Once upon a time, whenever one would ask a Louisiana saltwater fisherman if the fish were biting, the answer would be about redfish .
Comfort food, chef Ralph Brennan believes, means using pure, familiar ingredients in soothing, no-nonsense ways, like this redfish .
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