piscary


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pis·ca·ry

 (pĭs′kə-rē)
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.]

piscary

(ˈpɪskərɪ)
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]

piscary

the right of one person to fish in waters belonging to another. See also law.
See also: Fish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piscary - a workplace where fish are caught and processed and soldpiscary - a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
pearl fishery - a fishery where they fish for pearl oysters
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
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Traditional common rights such as pannage, estovers, and piscary may no longer be possible, but common right makes an uncanny return in Clare's mole-like poetry that continues to perform an ethics of multispecies commoning both frightening in its precariousness and threatening in its resilience.
The Indian Treaty Piscary Profit and Habitat Protection in the Pacific Northwest: A Property Rights Approach" (1998) 69:2 U Colo L Rev 407 at 456).
He observed that the "highest authorities" had settled that use" by the public, no matter how long, will not confer a right to take fish in inland waters; and we must construe this section [of the Fisheries (Ireland) Act], having regard to the state of the law--the section says that the right must be in the nature of a common of piscary, which can only be acquired by grant or prescription; and such a public right as is here claimed, based on mere user, cannot, in point of law, exist.
12- Development of fishing industry including shipment and fishery, piscary and fishing company