Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of packing or canning fish for the market.

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Examples

  • He has been drinking water from bags of ice from fish-packing facilities, but he is struggling to feed his family.

    Fishing Town Suffers, Caught in Waves' Wake

  • A number of fish-packing houses in Virginia have oysters trucked in from the Gulf of Mexico, where they are shucked, processed and packaged.

    BP spill affecting local seafood prices

  • Industry arrived in force in the 1860s, however, with a cement plant, fish-packing company and large tannery.

    Benicia Beauty

  • Stray cats, which had long survived by scavenging from the many fish-packing businesses in this port city, were the first to show symptoms of poisoning.

    Field and Stream Report: The Truth about Mercury and the Fish You Eat

  • I found Bubba the next morning at his fish-packing house south of Avery Island, a marsh and salt-dome area that eventually bleeds into Vermilion Bay and the Gulf.

    Heaven’s Prisoners

  • I found Bubba the next morning at his fish-packing house south of Avery Island, a marsh and salt-dome area that eventually bleeds into Vermilion Bay and the Gulf.

    Heaven’s Prisoners

  • I found Bubba the next morning at his fish-packing house south of Avery Island, a marsh and salt-dome area that eventually bleeds into Vermilion Bay and the Gulf.

    Heaven’s Prisoners

  • I got a dozen oyster boats, I got a fish-packing house in New Iberia and one in Morgan City.

    Heaven’s Prisoners

  • I got a dozen oyster boats, I got a fish-packing house in New Iberia and one in Morgan City.

    Heaven’s Prisoners

  • I got a dozen oyster boats, I got a fish-packing house in New Iberia and one in Morgan City.

    Heaven’s Prisoners

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