from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where fish are preserved alive. Two kinds are commonly distinguished, the fresh- and saltwater.
- n. A private fishery.
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Government had to pay some hundreds of pounds sterling to the proprietors of the fish-preserve.
Golden-Horn is my fish-preserve; my flocks of golden fleece are pastured on the plain of Marathon, and the honey of Hymettus is distilled from the flowers that grow in the vale of Enna -- all in my