fishes fishes  /ˈfɪ ʃəz/


  1. (n) any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
  2. (n) the flesh of fish used as food
  3. (n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
  4. (n) the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
  5. (v) seek indirectly
  6. (v) catch or try to catch fish or shellfish

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  1. Sailing into summer

    Holly Richer | Daily Press Nice weather brought many members of the community outdoors Tuesday. Above, a sailboat named “Amber Waves” leaves the harbor in Escanaba while Mike Degnan, of Ford River, fishes from a pier.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The Escanaba Daily Press

  2. 5,000 Hot Dogs event provides food, fun and fellowship

    The Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church hosted a gathering called 5,000 Hot Dogs, which was based on the Biblical story in the Book of John, when Jesus created a meal for 5,000 people out of five barley loaves and two fishes.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Crawford County Avalanche

  3. 8th grader reels in "Billfish Grand Slam"

    Not everyone fishes for a living. Many do it for fun. The Raleigh News and Observer reported 8th grader Will Kilpatrick became only the third person in state history to catch the "Billfish Grand Slam." In
    on July 3, 2013     Source: WNCT Greenville

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