draught of fish

draught of fish
a haul of fish

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Miraculous Draught of Fish — The Miraculous Draught of Fish can refer to two different, though very similarly described, episodes from the Ministry of Jesus as described in the Gospels. [By itself the term usually means the first of these; the other may be called the Second… …   Wikipedia

  • draught´er — draught «draft, drahft», noun, transitive verb, adjective. = draft. (Cf. ↑draft) –draught´er, noun. Usage draft, draught. The pronunciation (draft) has caused the spelling draught to give way to draft. In current A …   Useful english dictionary

  • Draught — Draught, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See {Draft}, n., {Draw}.] 1. The act of drawing or pulling; as: (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. [1913 Webster] A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draught — Angle An gle ([a^][ng] g l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. agky los bent, crooked, angular, a gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draught barrow — a flat wooden barrow with handles for two people, used mainly for carrying dried fish in Newfoundland, slightly larger and stronger than a hand barrow for carrying a draught (two quintals) of dried fish and was used mainly on mercantile premises …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • draught — /draft / (say drahft) noun 1. a current of air, especially in a room, chimney, stove, or any enclosed space. 2. a device for regulating the flow of air in a stove, fireplace, etc. 3. Nautical the fullness of a sail created by the sail maker. 4.… …  

  • List of collective nouns for fish, invertebrates, and plants — Fish, invertebrate, or plant Collective noun Source ants A colony of ants ants A swarm of ants ants An army of ants bacteria A culture of bacteria bananas A hand of bananas …   Wikipedia

  • draught — [drα:ft] (US draft) noun 1》 a current of cool air in a room or confined space. 2》 a single act of drinking or inhaling.     ↘literary or archaic a quantity of a liquid with medicinal properties: a sleeping draught. 3》 the depth of water needed to …   English new terms dictionary

  • draught — n. & v. (US draft) n. 1 a current of air in a confined space (e.g. a room or chimney). 2 pulling, traction. 3 Naut. the depth of water needed to float a ship. 4 the drawing of liquor from a cask etc. 5 a a single act of drinking. b the amount… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish weir — 1) a dam in a river to back up water to form a fish pond; a fish garth 2) a fence of stakes, brushwood, etc. for catching fish 3) a draught or catch of fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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