Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of fishmarket.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This little lady is an inshore fisher; she goes out before dawn and back by midday, and her catch is in the fishmarkets by teatime.

    The Serpent's Shadow

  • They passed by customhouses and warehouses, fishmarkets, and fishers 'landing-places; the pinnacles of the Guildhall or Council House; the Convent of Blackfriars, the old Church of St. Paul's; the Temple, formerly inhabited by the Templars, now a court of justice; the

    Historical Miniatures

  • At the end of another minute, the carriage-load of maskers had their hands full, the multitude set to yelling, which is the crowd's caress to masquerades; and the two maskers who had just spoken had to face the throng with their comrades, and did not find the entire repertory of projectiles of the fishmarkets too extensive to retort to the enormous verbal attacks of the populace.

    Les Misérables

  • At the end of another minute, the carriage-load of maskers had their hands full, the multitude set to yelling, which is the crowd’s caress to masquerades; and the two maskers who had just spoken had to face the throng with their comrades, and did not find the entire repertory of projectiles of the fishmarkets too extensive to retort to the enormous verbal attacks of the populace.

    Les Miserables

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