small fish

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  • small fish — small fry, tiny fish, disadvantageous person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • small fish — fish, such as haddock, whiting, flounders, mackerel and herring, etc. caught inshore by smaller boats in comparison with large deep sea fish, such as cod, ling, skate, halibut, etc. caught by the larger boats further out to sea (Scotland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • better are small fish than an empty dish — 1678 J. RAY English Proverbs 204 Better are small fish then an empty dish. 1862 A. HISLOP Proverbs of Scotland 171 Sma’ fish are better than nane. 1874 painted on cornice at Ascott House, Wing, Bucks., UK. Better are small fish than an empty dish …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Fish — are aquatic vertebrate animals that are typically ectothermic (previously cold blooded), covered with scales, and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins. Fish are abundant in the sea and in fresh water, with species being …   Wikipedia

  • Small sanddab — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii …   Wikipedia

  • small fry — ► PLURAL NOUN 1) young or small fish. 2) young or insignificant people or things …   English terms dictionary

  • fish pickle — small fish pieces deep fried in vegetable oil, mixed with vinegar, salt and spices. The mix is allowed to mature for a day before packing …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish quotations — an arbitrary selection follows and also includes proverbs, rhymes, fragments of show tunes, and ditties (as Q lacks piscine entries). Some other proverbs appear in the letter files: 1 Anaximander says that men were first produced in fishes, and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish diseases and parasites — This gizzard shad has VHS, a deadly infectious disease which causes bleeding. It afflicts over 50 species of freshwater and marine fish in the northern hemisphere.[1] Like humans and other animals, fish suffer from diseases and parasites. Fish… …   Wikipedia

  • Fish as food — This page is about the use of fish as food; for other uses of the word, see Fish (disambiguation) Fish as food describes the edible parts of freshwater and saltwater dwelling, cold blooded vertebrates with gills. Shellfish, such as mollusks and… …   Wikipedia

  • fish — I. /fɪʃ / (say fish) noun (plural fish or fishes) 1. any of various cold blooded, completely aquatic vertebrates, having gills, fins, and typically an elongated body usually covered with scales. 2. any of various other aquatic animals. 3. the… …   Australian English dictionary


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