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  • noun Plural form of codfish.


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  • Figgs and the Doctor were exchanging glances with a couple of lady codfishes and trying to look amiable.

    The Dodge Club or, Italy in MDCCCLIX

  • I made Ellaline take off a small, round butter plate she had on, which was ugly in itself, though somehow it looked like a saint's halo on her; and murmuring compliments on "madam's" hair, the siren codfishes tried on one hat after another.

    Set in Silver

  • She was still suspected of it; indeed, I think that in the minds of the black satin codfishes circumstantial evidence had tinkered suspicion into certainty.

    Set in Silver

  • Seeing that I had gone mad, the wily codfishes took advantage of my state, and flourished things before my eyes, at which Emily instantly forbade me to look.

    Set in Silver

  • The codfish backed me up at every step, and other codfishes swam the green sea, with hats doubtless brought from unseen coral caves.

    Set in Silver

  • In Nova Scotia, where many codfishes are caught, the swim-bladders are called sounds, and are cooked as a delicacy.

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