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- adj. Of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing.
- adj. Of or pertaining to fish; piscine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to fishing or to fishermen; connected with angling; given or devoted to fishing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing
Although Eric Earling is a name, albeit assonantal, is one which might pose a greater difficulty in mocking for those without a post-primary school education or a person with an anti-piscatory bent.
The "piscatory flavor" of the air and the hat like a wheel of Stilton definitely got me, too.
"The air among the houses was of so strong a piscatory flavour that one might have supposed sick fish went up to be dipped in it, as sick people went down to be dipped in the sea." p.16 Smells like Pier 39!
The best of these are the piscatory equivalent of salt-cured hams.
Joscelin winding the cord of his fishing-line and explaining the finer points of the piscatory arts to Imri.
With the iron hams, the piscatory phenomenon referred to in my last, and a can of really excellent oysters, Ned's birthday dinner was a _chef-d'oeuvre_.
His birthday-celebration dinner, at which the New Year's piscatory phenomenon figures in the bill of fare.
Doubtless many a sanguine aspirant to piscatory fame, has, after an expensive outlay at a tackle shop, been grieviously disappointed when trying his luck in a celebrated Trout stream, -- he discovers to his intense disgust and mortification, that the fish will "not come and be killed."
In fact, our piscatory character could not be doubted.
There is much truth in the homely adage, that "what is one man's meat is another man's poison," and a person who has been _muscled_  will, if he wishes to enjoy his health, rigidly eschew that piscatory poison.
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