torsk


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torsk

 (tôrsk)
n.
1. See cusk.

[Danish, Norwegian and Swedish torsk, cod, all from Old Norse thorskr; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

torsk

(tɔːsk)
n, pl torsks or torsk
(Animals) a gadoid food fish, Brosmius brosme, of northern coastal waters, having a single long dorsal fin. Usual US and Canadian name: cusk
[C17: of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse thorskr codfish, Danish torsk]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torsk - large edible marine fish of northern coastal waterstorsk - large edible marine fish of northern coastal waters; related to cod
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
cusk - the lean flesh of a cod-like fish of North Atlantic waters
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If you'd believed some of the stories printed about Wolves a fortnight ago, they were a team in crisis with a manager on the brink - who had to borrow a motor off the secretary to get his weekly Rakfisk, Torsk, Sursild, svinekoteletter, kjotboller and tins of Fiskesuppe.
We did have quite a variety with cod to 14lb, coalfish - I managed one of 8lb (pictured) - a lot of wolf fish to 10lb and torsk became a bit of a nuisance.
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Next to the aquarium stands the maritime museum, which includes the US submarine Torsk that sank the last two Japanese combat ships of World War II.
Charter boats sailing from Downings enjoy outstanding fishing for monster pollack, coalfish, ling,cod and torsk.
The USS Torsk submarine, which sank the last Japanese warship in World War II, also has pride of place in this development as does the last remaining ship from Pearl Harbour, the Taney.