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Related to piscary: turbary
n. pl. pis·ca·ries
1. The taking of fish in waters that one does not own but that by custom or law are open for such use by the public.
2. A fishery.
[From Middle English piscaries, fishing rights, from Medieval Latin piscāria, from Latin, neuter pl. of piscārius, of fish, from piscis, fish. Sense 2, Medieval Latin piscārium : Latin piscis, fish + Latin -ārium, -arium.]
n, pl -ries
1. (Fishing) a place where fishing takes place
2. (Angling) the right to fish in certain waters
[C15: from Latin piscārius fishing, from piscis a fish]
the right of one person to fish in waters belonging to another. See also law.See also: Fish