Fish-block
Fish-block \Fish"-block`\, n. See {Fish-tackle}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fish block — 1) a block of frozen fish flesh, containing no skin and no bones 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish tackle 3) a mechanism used with fish tackle for raising heavy objects. Consists of a wheel with a… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-block — 1) a block of frozen fish flesh, containing no skin and no bones 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish tackle 3) a mechanism used with fish tackle for raising heavy objects. Consists of a wheel with a… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish-tackle — Fish tac kle, n. A tackle or purchase used to raise the flukes of the anchor up to the gunwale. The block used is called the fish block. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fish-tackle — 1) wire tackle for emptying the cod end of a trawl, stronger than gilson tackle 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish block …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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