Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A New Zealand fish, Coryphænoides novæ-zelandiæ, belonging to the family Macruridæ, which are deep-sea gadoids. See Tasmanian whip-tail.

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Examples

  • The other two were known as hoki patu, stick coca, and wehki patu, coca of the tapir.

    One River

  • New Zealand's humble hoki, which is hauled from our waters at the rate of 100,000 tonnes per year, has come out at number one in the New York Times 'list of most-read feature stories in 2009.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • The story ran on the front page of the newspaper in September, and raised the ire of the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council, which demanded an apology and took out Google ads for keywords such as "hoki" and "New York Times" that linked back to the council's own page on the fishery.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • They cite New Zealand hoki, but the record proves (PDF) that these stocks have re-built to healthy levels since achieving recertification in 2007.

    Chris Ninnes: Protecting B.C. Salmon Stocks

  • We duz hoki poki we gets all in shaype by teh taime teksuport is hangd up on us wivvowt anserin….

    Crashed. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Cantzuc lukciob cantzucul cab u kabaob; likul ti likin kin colah peten bini huntzuci; [178-5] kul xaman naco cob [178-6] hok huntzucci; heix hoki huntzucci holtun çuyuua ti chikin; hoki huntzuccie canhek uitz, bolonte uitz u kaba u luumil lae.

    The Maya Chronicles Brinton's Library Of Aboriginal American Literature, Number 1

  • Ka hoatu he rongoa hei horoi atu i nga ate, tukua ana nga kuri kia hoki ki te kainga, a, te ahua nei kua ora mai ano.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Na Hargreaves i tapae tana whakahe ki nga pirihimana i muri i te kitenga i a Chicken e whakahaware ana te waha, e hurorirori ana, me etahi atu kuri e rua e pera ana ano hoki, mai i te Ra Tapu.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • I oraiti ona teina, tuakana i te puhinga o te pu engari no muri mai ka mate, na te ahua tamariki rawa, kaore hoki he whaea.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • E ai ki a Mendoza na nga kuri a Hargreaves i ngangau, i whakamate hoki tana kuri pokiha a

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

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  • It's a fish.

    You might have unknowingly eaten one in your McDonald's filet-o-fish sandwich.

    January 2, 2012