fish-cask
a wooden barrel for the export of dried and salted cod (Newfoundland). See also fish-drum

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish cask — a wooden barrel for the export of dried and salted cod (Newfoundland). See also fish drum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • cask fish — the fish shipped in a cask, e.g. cod from Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • cask — a wooden, cylindrical vessel used for shipping fish such as dried and salted cod from Newfoundland. Such a cask contained 4 cwt (hundredweight, 1 cwt being 50.802 kg (long), 45.359 kg (short)) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish screw — a device for pressing dried cod into a cask or barrel …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-screw — a device for pressing dried cod into a cask or barrel …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Bottle fish — Bottle Bot tle, n. [OE. bote, botelle, OF. botel, bouteille, F. bouteille, fr. LL. buticula, dim. of butis, buttis, butta, flask. Cf. {Butt} a cask.] 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salting cask — a barrel shaped wooden container for cured fish (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • screwed fish — dried cod pressed tightly into a cask or drum for export (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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