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  • n. The trade of a fishmonger, selling fish.

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Examples

  • With the GI Bill, Alrek attended the University of Massachusetts, finally giving up fishmongering to become an accountant.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Does he or she have a chance to be read and loved by an editor, or would it be better to find some other trade...say, fishmongering?

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • There sat Jane and Barney Bill cowering under the influence of their crazy fishmongering apostle; and there, regarding him with a world of appeal in his sorrowful eyes, sat the apostle himself, bolt upright in his chair, an odd figure with his streaked black and white hair, ascetic face and Methodistico-Tattersall raiment.

    The Fortunate Youth

  • The natural and right ways of earning your living in the country are much jollier than town ones, too; sowing and reaping, and doing things with animals, are much better sport than fishmongering or bakering or oil-shopping, and those sort of things, except, of course, a plumber's and gasfitter's, and he is the same in town or country – most interesting and like an engineer.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • There sat Jane and Barney Bill cowering under the influence of their crazy fishmongering apostle; and there, regarding him with a world of appeal in his sorrowful eyes, sat the apostle himself, bolt upright in his chair, an odd figure with his streaked black and white hair, ascetic face and

    The Fortunate Youth

  • The natural and right ways of earning your living in the country are much jollier than town ones, too; sowing and reaping, and doing things with animals, are much better sport than fishmongering or bakering or oil-shopping, and those sort of things, except, of course, a plumber's and gasfitter's, and he is the same in town or country -- most interesting and like an engineer.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • Have these people never heard of anthropology, or fishmongering?

    The Guardian World News

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