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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.

    Poor Man's Rock

  • "He's figuring on making out a season's pack with cohoes, humps, and dog salmon," Stubby told MacRae at the Crow Harbor cannery.

    Poor Man's Rock

  • The purse seiners hunted the schooling salmon, the cohoes and humps.

    Poor Man's Rock

  • During interviews in cohoes for alleged acts committed there, police say he disclosed that he abused his young victim in Troy. - Capital Region News, Weather and Sports from NEWSCHANNEL 13


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