from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as fish-garth.
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We'd run acrost one of the guy-ropes of my fish-weir.
Then Elphin came with Taliessin to the house of his father, and Gwyddno asked him if he had a good haul at the fish-weir.
So, taking Ashley Park, Burwood Park, Pains Hill and many others, as well as the Coway Stakes -- said by one school of antiquarians to have been planted in the Thames by Cæsar, and by another to be the relics of a fish-weir -- Walton Church and Bradshaw's house, for granted, we shall turn to the east and finish the purlieus of Hampton with a glance at the old Saxon town of Kingston-on-Thames.