Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chowder made of fish. The fish most esteemed for the purpose are the cod, sea-bass, and blackfish.

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Examples

  • Sometimes a school came along to provide fish-chowder, but the fare was mostly salt meat and hard bread seething with weevils and worms.

    Morgan’s Run

  • If a convict was discovered to be a handy fisherman, he too would be pressed into service in return for fish-chowder on the convict menu that day or the following one.

    Morgan’s Run

  • And there she was, boiling fish-chowder in a soot-covered pot, her glorious eyes inflamed by the acrid smoke of the open fire.

    The Scarlet Plague

  • And off they all four rolled to supper, where Harvey stuffed himself to the brim on fish-chowder and fried pies, and fell fast asleep just as Manuel produced from a locker

    Captains Courageous

  • [Footnote 49: A Provençal fish-chowder.] [Footnote 50: Miti sauce is made of grated kukui nuts mixed with lime-juice and sea-water.]

    The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson

  • There were oranges and fresh meat in Rio—meals on a Thames dredge—an occasional bowl of fish-chowder—a man named Stephen Donovan who fed me fresh buttered rolls stuffed with Captain Hunter’s cress.

    Morgan’s Run

  • [Illustration: There she was, boiling fish-chowder 153] "And there she was, boiling fish-chowder in a soot-covered pot, her glorious eyes inflamed by the acrid smoke of the open fire.

    The Scarlet Plague

  • [The translator here omits a very excellent recipe for a fish-chowder.

    The Physiology of Taste

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