from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stage for dressing fish.


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  • Timmie ran down the path, as fast as his sea-boots would go: but was intercepted by Jonas Jutt, who drew him into the lower fish-stage, as though in fear of observation, and there whispered the circumstances of the departure of the _Trap and Seine_.

    Doctor Luke of the Labrador

  • It was formerly regarded as a permanent gilled amphibian persisting throughout life at the fish-stage.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Amniotes a pro-fish stage, a fish-stage, a land-animal stage, a pro-amniote stage, and following on these a fully developed reptile, bird or mammal stage. "[

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology


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