Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Filled with fish.

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Examples

  • A resident who did not want to give to his name fished for planks to secure his own home as rain and high winds whipped through the channel in late afternoon, hours after the heart of the storm had left the area.

    Staten Island, Queens Take Beating

  • Three hours later her hat and jacket were found on the towing path by the Regent's Canal, and later her body was fished from the water.

    SUICIDE

  • I fished from the top of the culvert as Janice made her way along the bank and cast her line.

    New Weekly Contest: Best Hunting Story Wins a Leatherman

  • We fished from the bank or pier as we never owned a boat, on the coast fishing from a bank or a pier teaches you alot about fishing, without producing alot of fish.

    Life's Lesson

  • She selects a despondent boy and gives a note fished from the depths of her handbag.

    BAG LADY BLUES • by Mark Dalligan

  • Others were recklessly digging great holes in the footpath between the poplars, and ramming the earth into bags, or nailing together great pieces of driftwood, fished from the river, to form a screen behind the sandbags on the parapet and hold them against the pressure of the current, while carts kept rumbling in and unloading piles of stone and rubble against the wall and screen.

    The Paris Flood of 1910 | Edwardian Promenade

  • At my buds cabin fished forever and and got my first steelhead

    Field & Stream

  • If anything, it is sharks that are the threatened, because their slow reproduction rate can't make up the loss of 250,000 fished from the sea each day, says DeHart, who is a Discovery Channel shark adviser.

    Discovery goes deep with new Shark Week

  • When I was a teenager we spin fished 4 mile and 7 Mile Creeks in southern Ohio.

    Death by Sinker

  • In the ensuing years I went under a few more times so that when I finally made some of what is called "real" money I started booking Danny and fished from the kind of MacKenzie boat I had wistfully watched passing for years.

    Fifty Days on the Water

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