Fish-packing

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fish-packing the process of packing or canning fish for the market
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fisc; Ger. fisch; Ice. fiskr; L. piscis; Gr. ichthys; Gael. iasg.

Usage

In literature:

He fished in his pocket for a pack of cigarettes, found one, and extracted a single cigarette.
"That Sweet Little Old Lady" by Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
The fish were brought to the main building, and packed in ice for transportation.
"The Moving Picture Boys on the Coast" by Victor Appleton
A quantity of ice was obtained at the town; and Pitts carefully packed the rest of the fish, which were still hard and in nice condition.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
When sufficiently cured, they are packed in barrels, each containing about seven hundred fish.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
Houston fished out a cigarette, lit it, and returned the pack.
"The Penal Cluster" by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
In the course of our journey we frequently overtook pack-trains laden with dried fish from the sea-shore.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
Daniel and Mr. Stewart went fishing, and we packed their lunch so as to have them out of the way all day.
"Letters on an Elk Hunt" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Sprinkle it amongst three quarts of the fish, and pack them in two stone jars.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Lord Cuttle-fish kicked over his drum, unscrewed his guitar, and packed it away in his music box.
"Japanese Fairy World" by William Elliot Griffis
On every hand were trundles of big fish and barrels where the "produce" of the day before was packed in ice.
"Mayflower (Flor de mayo)" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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In news:

Catches a bass at the Pack's Fish-O-Rama.
LOGAN — When Shaun Putnam heads out on the opening day of the deer hunt every year, he packs a fishing pole along with his rifle.
A.22 single shot pack rifle that transforms into a fishing pole .
Pack up a picnic, pull out the fishing pole and enjoy nature's beauty Saturday as Sweetwater Creek State Park joins Georgia's State Parks and Historic Sites in celebrating Free Day at the Parks.
Islamorada fishing in July has been action packed, but it has been hot.
Suddenly, out of sight from the rest of the world above, all hell breaks loose as feeding stripers or hybrid stripers race through the tightly packed fish to engulf a hapless shad or two.
View full size Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife A pup from northeast Oregon's Wenaha pack was born in spring 2011 and captured by a remote camera Dec 11.
The dining area at the Hagansport Community Center was packed throughout the evening during at a fish fry fund raiser.
New Hampshire Fish and Game officers have come to the aid of a Rhode Island woman and her 2-year-old son who became lost while hiking North Pack Monadnock Mountain in Greenfield.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is monitoring two packs of endangered Mexican gray wolves near the blaze.
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Idaho Department Fish and Game officials spent parts of Sunday, Monday and Tuesday looking for the pup 's wolf pack but couldn't find signs of a pack in the area.
Fishing this past week out of beautiful Anna Maria Island has resulted in many action-packed rallies of the three premier inshore game fish: snook, speckled trout and redfish .
Pactiv has purchased the stock of International Tray Pads & Packaging, Inc Based in Aberdeen, NC, International Tray Pads manufacturers a line of absorbent products used in fresh packed point of purchase meat, fish, poultry and produce.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents killed the alpha male in the wolf pack in northeast Washington.
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