Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fish-cake, 1.

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Examples

  • Inn in the Highlands, and upon all peculiar and national dishes, from the _sardines au gratin_ of Naples to the _sauer kraut_ of Berlin, from the "one fish-ball" of Boston to the hog and hominy of Virginia, -- but never yet upon any _carte_ did we encounter "Cold Missionary" or

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • You ought to hear him sing '_We don't serve bread with one fish-ball!

    A Tall Ship On Other Naval Occasions

  • When Lavinia told him of it, at the dinner table, he dropped the knife he was holding and the greasy section of fish-ball balanced upon it.

    Keziah Coffin

  • He knew that at the Miner's Restaurant he could get a plate of beans and a piece of bread for ten cents; or a fish-ball and some few trifles, but they gave "no bread with one fish-ball" there.

    Roughing It

  • He knew that at the Miner's Restaurant he could get a plate of beans and a piece of bread for ten cents; or a fish-ball and some few trifles, but they gave "no bread with onefish-ball" there.

    Roughing It

  • And the nursing of a secret dream-to be impregnable, plock, to be the greatest, plock, and to win, thereby, plock, plock, the respect of men and the love of beautiful women with little white fish-ball cheeks.

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  • They were still young-my mother was still glamorous in that slightly orientalized, simultaneously petite and fleshy Polish style with little round white fish-ball cheeks that drove Russian men wild-and I'd like to think they were still in love, but without doubt my father suffered from what his side-dodging all questions of morality-called ants in his pants.

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  • "Real life," said Portlaw, spearing a fish-ball, "is damn monotonous.

    The Firing Line

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