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  • noun Plural form of goldfish.


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  •       Angela saw the goldfishes swimming in the pool.

    The Impossible Man - Ep.17: Cherry Blossom Festival

  • I once was cleaning out my fish tank with one of those suction hose devices and I accidentally sucked out the eyeball of one my goldfishes.

    Not Proud

  • So, okay, I murder you and your kids and your grandmother what's in a wheelchair and your cat and your dog and your three goldfishes.

    Skinny Legs and All

  • But, more than this, there were a score of large goldfishes swimming about in the tank, their brilliant scales reflecting back the light that came in from top and sides.

    Joe Strong, the Boy Fish or Marvelous Doings in a Big Tank

  • There were also a great many goldfishes in a little pond; and Birdie watched them darting through the water, and thought how nice it would be to have some of them at home.

    The Nursery, May 1873, Vol. XIII. A Monthly Magazine for Youngest People

  • In the pool at my feet the goldfishes drag their trains of brown

    Sandhya Songs of Twilight

  • He even stopped for tea at the Japanese garden, throwing bits of sweetened rice-flour cakes to the goldfishes in their chocolate-colored pond near the tea pavilion.

    Broken to the Plow

  • "And what," he asked, having spent a whole afternoon changing the goldfishes 'water, "shall I do now, sir?"

    Best Short Stories

  • I've never herded humming birds or drilled goldfishes in close formation, but I'd take the job cheerfully.

    At Good Old Siwash

  • In the exuberance of her fancy she portrayed winding gravel walks among rose bushes and beds of gay flowers; rustic bowers over which honeysuckle and ivy clambered; picturesque miniature Swiss cottages in the trees for birds to nest in; an artificial lake well stocked with goldfishes, and upon whose tranquil bosom a swan or two would glide majestically through the mist of the fountain that perennially would shower down its tinkling grace.

    The House An Episode in the Lives of Reuben Baker, Astronomer, and of His Wife, Alice


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