fish joint


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fish joint

n
(Railways) a connection formed by fishplates at the meeting point of two rails, beams, etc, as on a railway
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Noun1.fish joint - a butt joint formed by bolting fish plates to the sides of two rails or beams
butt joint, butt - a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping
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I put another nickel in and listened to it again, and when I walked out of that fish joint, my life was kind of changed at that moment, hearing that music.
Some events space would remain with the cob and Bodlondeb being underused areas that could be incorporated as festival/event areas Steve Jones It''''s OK like it is - we don''''t need no stinking " high class" fish joint there.
Heaviest single fish joint winners were Peter Smith (cod) and Keith Smith (wrasse), both of 4lb 1oz.