1) a man too lazy to fish (Newfoundland)
2) a migratory fisherman from Newfoundland who conducted a summer fishery from a fixed station on the coast of Labrador

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Newfoundland English — is a name for several accents and dialects thereof the English found in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Most of these differ substantially from the English commonly spoken elsewhere in Canada. Many Newfoundland dialects are similar to… …   Wikipedia

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