fish-out pond
a natural or artificial pond stocked with fish that anglers can take for a fee

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish — 1. n. & v. n. (pl. same or fishes) 1 a vertebrate cold blooded animal with gills and fins living wholly in water. 2 any animal living wholly in water, e.g. cuttlefish, shellfish, jellyfish. 3 the flesh of fish as food. 4 colloq. a person… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fish — 1. n. & v. n. (pl. same or fishes) 1 a vertebrate cold blooded animal with gills and fins living wholly in water. 2 any animal living wholly in water, e.g. cuttlefish, shellfish, jellyfish. 3 the flesh of fish as food. 4 colloq. a person… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish — fish1 W1S2 [fıʃ] n plural fish or fishes [: Old English; Origin: fisc; related to Pisces] 1.) an animal that lives in water, and uses its ↑fins and tail to swim ▪ Ronny caught three huge fish this afternoon. ▪ Over 1,500 different specie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fish — 1 /fIS/ noun plural fish or fishes (C) 1 an animal that lives in water, and uses its fins (1) and tail to swim: The lake is well stocked with fish. | catch a fish: Ronny caught three huge fish this afternoon. 2 (U) the flesh of a fish used as… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fish — fish1 [ fıʃ ] (plural fish or fish|es) noun *** 1. ) count an animal that lives in water and swims. It breathes by using its gills and moves by using its tail and fins . Saltwater fish live in the ocean and freshwater fish live in rivers and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fish — fish1 noun (plural same or fishes) 1》 a limbless cold blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins, living wholly in water.     ↘the flesh of fish as food. 2》 used in names of invertebrate animals living wholly in water, e.g. shellfish,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • fish — I UK [fɪʃ] / US noun Word forms fish : singular fish plural fish or fishes *** 1) [countable] an animal that lives in water and swims. It breathes by using its gills and moves by using its tail and fins. Saltwater fish live in the sea and… …   English dictionary

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