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fish

Definitions by Oxford


[fɪʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins living wholly in water
(e.g: the huge lakes are now devoid of fish)

- a person who is strange in a specified way
(e.g: he is generally thought to be a bit of a cold fish)


Phrases:
- a big fish
- a big fish in a small pond
- a fish out of water
- all's fish that comes to the net
- drink like a fish
- have bigger fish to fry
- like shooting fish in a barrel
- neither fish nor fowl
- there are plenty more fish in the sea

Origin:
Old English fisc (as a noun denoting any animal living exclusively in water), fiscian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vis, vissen and German Fisch, fischen


[fɪʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line
(e.g: he was fishing for pike)

- search by groping or feeling for something concealed
(e.g: he fished for his registration certificate and held it up to the policeman's torch)


Phrases:
- a big fish
- a big fish in a small pond
- a fish out of water
- all's fish that comes to the net
- drink like a fish
- have bigger fish to fry
- like shooting fish in a barrel
- neither fish nor fowl
- there are plenty more fish in the sea

Origin:


[fɪʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a flat plate that is fixed on a beam or across a joint in order to give additional strength.


Phrases:

Origin:
early 16th century: probably from French fiche, from ficher ‘to fix’, based on Latin figere


[fɪʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- mend or strengthen with a fish.

- join (rails in a railway track) with a fishplate.


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