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- n. Plural form of cohoe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A name given to the salmon by the half-breeds of British Columbia.
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When September days brought the cohoes in full force along with cooler nights and a great burst of rain that drowned the forest fires and cleared away the enshrouding smoke, leaving only the pleasant haze of autumn, the Folly Bay purse-seine boats went out to work.
"He's figuring on making out a season's pack with cohoes, humps, and dog salmon," Stubby told MacRae at the Crow Harbor cannery.
The purse seiners hunted the schooling salmon, the cohoes and humps.
During interviews in cohoes for alleged acts committed there, police say he disclosed that he abused his young victim in Troy.