Fishes


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Fish·es

 (fĭsh′ĭz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
See Pisces.

Fishes

(ˈfɪʃɪz)
n
(Astrology) the Fishes the constellation Pisces, the twelfth sign of the zodiac
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Let no one imagine, however, that the lovely Fayaway was in the habit of swallowing great vulgar-looking fishes: oh, no; with her beautiful small hand she would clasp a delicate, little, golden-hued love of a fish and eat it as elegantly and as innocently as though it were a Naples biscuit.
--A sea full of many-hued fishes and crabs, for which even the Gods might long, and might be tempted to become fishers in it, and casters of nets,-- so rich is the world in wonderful things, great and small!
Also, others that had taken land gave it to the few that held on, being paid in return with corn and fat roots, and bear-skins, and fishes which the farmers got from the fishermen in exchange for corn.
"I have an idea," said the Wizard, "that there are fishes in these brooks.
AND a shoal of other little fishes put their heads out, and laughed at Mr.
Haul in, and here’s a cast that will pay for the labor.” Fishes of various sorts were now to be seen, entangled in the meshes of the net, as it was passed through the hands of the laborers; and the water, at a little distance from the shore, was alive with the movements of the alarmed victims.