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 housing, and other facilities where a fish catch was landed and processed in Newfoundland
4) a small building for storing dried and salted cod in Newfoundland
5) fish top (a movable box-like structure to cover piled cod-fish. Also called fish house)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishhouse — 1) a building where fish are stored or processed 2) a restaurant serving or specialising in fish and seafood 3) a building from which fish are sold. Also called fishroom 4) fish top (a movable box like structure to cover piled cod fish. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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