cod flake


cod flake
a platform built on poles and spread with boughs for drying split and salted cod (Newfoundland)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Flake — may refer to:In food preparation: * Fish flake, a platform for drying cod * Flake (fish), an Australian term for edible flesh of one of several species of shark * Flake (chocolate), a chocolate barIn science: * Lithic flake, a fragment of stone… …   Wikipedia

  • flake — 1) an outdoor platform or rack for drying fish, often of spruce boughs on a framework of poles in North America. The boughs stopped the fish from being burned by the wooden frame or longers. Some fish were laid directly on beach rocks, a bawn.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish flake — This article is about the structures used for drying cod; for the flaked foods given to aquarium fish, see fish food. A fish flake is a platform built on poles and spread with boughs for drying cod fish on the foreshore of fishing villages and… …   Wikipedia

  • Dried and salted cod — salt fish redirects here. For the dish traditionally made with salt cod, see ackee and saltfish. Salted and dried cod, produced in Norway. Dried and salted cod, often called salt cod or clipfish (klippfisk in Norwegian, see also other names), is… …   Wikipedia

  • broad flake — a platform raised on poles and covered with boughs on which large split cod (or flakes) are laid to dry in Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ground flake — poles or longers (q.v.) placed on the beach for the drying of cod (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hand flake — a flimsy platform about 4 feet off the ground used for spreading and drying cod in Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hand-flake — a flimsy platform about 4 feet off the ground used for spreading and drying cod in Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • on the flake — spending the summer laying out cod to dry on the flakes (q.v.) (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • standing flake — a platform built on poles and spread with boughs for drying cod In Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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