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fish·er·y

 (fĭsh′ə-rē)
n. pl. fish·er·ies
1. The industry or occupation devoted to the catching, processing, or selling of fish, shellfish, or other aquatic animals.
2. A place where fish or other aquatic animals are caught.
3. A fishing business.
4. A hatchery for fish.
5. The legal right to fish in specified waters or areas.

fishery

(ˈfɪʃərɪ)
n, pl -eries
1. (Fishing)
a. the industry of catching, processing, and selling fish
b. a place where this is carried on
2. (Fishing) a place where fish are reared
3. (Fishing) a fishing ground
4. (Angling) another word for piscary2

fish•er•y

(ˈfɪʃ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. a place where fish are bred; fish hatchery.
2. a place where fish or shellfish are caught.
3. the occupation or industry of catching, processing, or selling fish or shellfish.
4. the legal right to fish in certain waters or at certain times.
[1520–30]

Fishery

 a collection of fish of different kinds, 1828; a group of fishermen, 1710.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fishery - a workplace where fish are caught and processed and soldfishery - 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"
Translations

fishery

[ˈfɪʃərɪ]
A. N (= area) → caladero m, pesquería f; (= industry) → pesca f, industria f pesquera
see also agriculture
B. CPD fishery policy Npolítica f pesquera
fishery protection Nprotección f pesquera

fishery

[ˈfɪʃəri] npêcherie ffish factory n (British)conserverie f de poissonsfish farm ncentre m de pisciculturefish farming npisciculture ffish fingers npl (British)bâtonnets mpl de poissonfish hook fish-hook nhameçon m

fishery

n (= area)Fischereizone for -gewässer nt; (= industry)Fischerei f

fishery

[ˈfɪʃərɪ] nzona di pesca
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"Sir," said Conseil, "would you give us some details of the pearl fishery?"
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This peculiarity of the whale's eyes is a thing always to be borne in mind in the fishery; and to be remembered by the reader in some subsequent scenes.
it proves to many a poor wight in the fishery, upon whom these spikes fall with impaling force.
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