bummaree
fish-jobbers or middlemen in Billingsgate Market in London who buy fish from salesmen and then retail them. Corruption of bonne marée (good fresh fish or the seller thereof)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bummaree — /bu mə rēˈ/ noun 1. Orig a middleman in Billingsgate fish market 2. A porter at Smithfield meat market ORIGIN: Ety unknown …   Useful english dictionary

  • bummaree — noun A porter or dealer at Billingsgate market in London …   Wiktionary

  • bummaree bond — Same as bottomry bond …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Terra nullius — (English pronunciation IPAEng|ˈtɛrə nəˈlaɪəs, Latin pronunciation IPA2|ˈtɛrːa nʊlːˈiʊs) is a Latin expression deriving from Roman Law meaning land belonging to no one , nobody s land i.e. empty land , applying the general principle of res nullius …   Wikipedia

  • bomaree — var. of bummaree …   Useful english dictionary

  • bommeree — variant of bummaree …   Useful english dictionary

  • bumbaree — variant of bummaree …   Useful english dictionary

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