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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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The two other ships are the submarine USS Torsk (the last ship to sink an enemy vessel in World War II) and the Chesapeake (a US Coast Guard lightship from the 1930s).
* Anderson Tree Farm, Route 126 and Ridge Road in Oswego, will hold its eighth annual semiannual Scandinavian Torsk (haddock) dinner on Saturday, April 7.
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.
But there was more to see: the 7-foot Knoll Lighthouse (1850-1988), USCG Cutter Taney (1937-1986), Lightship 116 Chesapeake (1930-1965), and the US Submarine Torsk (1944-1968), all of which deserve more than an honorable mention considering their line of duty.
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