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codfish

[kod-fish] /ˈkɒdˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) codfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) codfishes.
1.
cod1 .
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; cod1 + fish
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Examples for codfish
  • They are made of substantives unchanged: codfish, jitney.
  • The codfish catch is declining, and nets are coming up empty.
British Dictionary definitions for codfish

codfish

/ˈkɒdˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
a cod, esp Gadus morhua
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