fish flakes
cooked haddock or cod flesh broken up into flakes and then canned

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • flakes — fleɪk n. small piece, fragment, chip; stratum; strange person (Slang); cocaine (Slang); frame for drying fish v. peel; chip; come off in small pieces; form into flakes; cover with flakes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fish room — 1) fish hold (an enclosed space on a vessel for storing fish; may be insulated and/or refrigerated) 2) a piece of land by the shore from which a fishery was conducted in Newfoundland 3) the stages. q.v., flakes, q.v., stores, crew and family… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-room — 1) fish hold (an enclosed space on a vessel for storing fish; may be insulated and/or refrigerated) 2) a piece of land by the shore from which a fishery was conducted in Newfoundland 3) the stages. q.v., flakes, q.v., stores, crew and family… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish store — 1) a store selling fish 2) a building where dried cod from the offshore fishery was stored for collection or export (eastern Canada). Cod were also cleaned, washed, salted and stored in large puncheons. Also used to store gear in winter and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish scale — noun scale of the kind that covers the bodies of fish • Hypernyms: ↑scale • Part Holonyms: ↑fish * * * noun 1. : the scale of fish; also : something resembling it …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish maker — a person curing cod on flakes (q.v.) in Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish wash box — a container used to wash salt cod before drying on flakes, q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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