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  • n. Plural form of bream.


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  • Dreadlocked boys swap their kite boards for drums, dads drop BlackBerrys to wrestle their sons in the sand and sea breams hiss on the barbecue.

    In Search of a Billionaire's Paradise

  • Victoria Falls forms a geographical barrier between the distinct fish faunas of the upper and middle Zambezi River, with fish species including breams Oreochromis mossambica, T. macrochir, T. andersoni, Serranochromis robustus, Sargochromis condringtoni, chessa Distichodus schenga, tigerfish Hydrocynus vittatus, and barbel Clarias gariepinus.

    Victoria Falls National Park, Zimbabwe

  • She took two deep breams and swallowed its contents hurriedly.

    The Garden of Rama

  • For the third course: frumenty [wheat berries boiled in broth]; venison; lamprey with a hot sauce; lechefrites [no recipe is available, but presumably they were cooked in the dripping pan, or lechefrite, under the roast]; roast breams and turnovers; sturgeon in aspic.14

    Savoring The Past

  • The group includes many different types of sea fish such as small mullets, snappers, breams, croakers, jew fish and silver bellies, and small fresh water fish such as carps and breams.

    Chapter 4

  • It includes the sharks and rays as well as bony fish such as mullets, snappers, groupers, jew fish, breams and threadfins.

    Chapter 4

  • There were cod, breams, silverfish, and other kinds whose names they did not know, or which I have forgotten.

    Chapter VII. Juan Fernandez-The Pacific

  • "Hard to fish sea-breams in six fathoms," said Red Shirt as he dropped a line into the water.

    Botchan (Master Darling)

  • There were cod, breams, silverfish, and other kinds whose names thev did not know, or which I have forgotten.

    Two years before the mast, and twenty-four years after: a personal narrative

  • The breams are so careful of their charge that you may stand close by in the water and examine them at your leisure.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


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