Definitions

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  • n. A market where fish is sold.

Etymologies

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fish +‎ market

Examples

  • She told her parents the truth - that the real father of the child was a young man who worked in the fishmarket.

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  • A French parliament at the present day would attempt in vain to raise a regiment of such porters as we have mentioned; it could, with all its efforts, merely rouse into frenzy a few women of the fishmarket.

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  • A chuul is a big thing with claws like a lobster, tentacles like an octopus, and breath like an open-air fishmarket on a hot day.

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  • It was Antonio, plying his usual load of fresh crabs for the fishmarket.

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  • All of my friends and I got ice cream at the fishmarket before the dance because there weren't any people there at first.

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  • I have stood bare-breasted in the fishmarket for you.

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  • Cathedral, the fishmarket at Billingsgate, the British Museum, and a number of other damnably edifying spectacles.

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  • Hampton Court, he had suddenly become seized with such a rage that, incontinently, he had run his sword through an old fishwife in the fishmarket where he was who had given him the news, newly come by sea, thinking that because he was an Englishman this marriage of his King might gladden him.

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  • Now, on my own first visit to London I remember being taken -- by the hand -- to Madame Tussaud's Waxworks, the Tower, St Paul's Cathedral, the fishmarket at Billingsgate, the British Museum, and a number of other damnably edifying spectacles.

    The Lunatic At Large

  • The most notable head is that by Karel Fabritius; Hendrick Pot's "Het Lokstertje" is interesting for its large free manner and signs of the influence of Hals; and Emmanuel de Witte's Amsterdam fishmarket is curiously modern.

    A Wanderer in Holland

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