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stock·fish

 (stŏk′fĭsh′)
n. pl. stockfish or stock·fish·es
A fish, such as a cod or haddock, cured by being split and air-dried without salt.

[Middle English stokfish, translation of Middle Dutch stocvisch : stoc, tree limb (perhaps from its being dried on wooden racks) + vische, fish.]

stockfish

(ˈstɒkˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Cookery) fish, such as cod or haddock, cured by splitting and drying in the air
[C13: of uncertain origin. Perhaps from stock (in the sense: stem, tree trunk) because it was dried on wooden racks. Compare Middle Dutch stocvisch]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stockfish - fish cured by being split and air-dried without salt
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
Translations
kapakala

stockfish

[ˈstɒkfɪʃ] Npescado m de seco
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They laid a table for him at the door of the inn for the sake of the air, and the host brought him a portion of ill-soaked and worse cooked stockfish, and a piece of bread as black and mouldy as his own armour; but a laughable sight it was to see him eating, for having his helmet on and the beaver up, he could not with his own hands put anything into his mouth unless some one else placed it there, and this service one of the ladies rendered him.
While this was going on there came up to the inn a sowgelder, who, as he approached, sounded his reed pipe four or five times, and thereby completely convinced Don Quixote that he was in some famous castle, and that they were regaling him with music, and that the stockfish was trout, the bread the whitest, the wenches ladies, and the landlord the castellan of the castle; and consequently he held that his enterprise and sally had been to some purpose.
So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
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In fall and winter, their farmlands transform into a venue for stockfish.
All is rugged mountains, blue seas and interesting architecture - and drying racks for stockfish, the air-dried unsalted cod that was the basic foodstuff and export for centuries.
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Salt cod, or stockfish, used in many coldweather recipes, would appear in great flaked shards in baskets by the fish counter.