bream bream  /b ˈrim/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
  2. (n) flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
  3. (n) any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
  4. (n) any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
  5. (v) clean (a ship's bottom) with heat

Usage(s):

  • But housewives were unconvinced, for down the Czarna, down the Pilika, down the Vistula floated thousands of dead fish: pickled pike, acid burnt bream, carbolated carp.

News

  1. Bulletin Board: June 22, 2013

    Elk Valley PSD Elk Valley Public Service District commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday at 100 Bream Drive, Elkview. Carbide retirees Teays Valley Club of Carbide Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the A...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  2. Fishing report

    BLACK BAYOU: Bream are still around the beds and hitting crickets and worms. Bass fishing is fair to good on floating lizards and plastic frogs around the grass. Crappie are scattered and slow. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole at 323-8707.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The News-Star

  3. Mosby: Bream cakes: A fish treat

    One thing we have in plentiful supply in the Arkansas outdoors is bream. They are nearly everywhere, and we have to use "nearly" because of their absence in our trout streams. Bream are catchable - most of the time.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

Quotes

  1. "We're really trying to develop our depth at all the positions, so it was good to see Marc," said head coach Lovie Smith. "This time last year he was on the sideline working out with (trainer) Tim (Bream), so he's come a long ways."
    on Jul 28, 2005 By: Lovie Smith Source: Jets Confidential

  2. Ian MacDonald, New South Wales's minister for primary industries, said: "Water conditions in the harbour have improved, there is no longer commercial fishing due to the high dioxin levels in bream and prawns, hence there are more fish - and...
    on Mar 14, 2009 By: Ian Macdonald Source: guardian.co.uk

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