Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The swimming-bladder or air-sac of a fish. The sounds of some fishes are made into glue, and others, as in the case of the cod, are eaten.

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Examples

  • _cold_ water; put in this fish-sound; fill up with boiling water -- there, that is enough.

    May Brooke

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