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rock cod

noun
1.
rockfish (defs 1–3).
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35
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Examples from the web for rock cod
  • Herring sold for ten cents a box and rock cod went a begging.
  • It was fantastic rock cod fishing, which was the highlight of my boyhood fishing memories.
  • Without a salmon season the pressure on rock cod will be enormous and that area could be fished.
  • rock cod- and halibut are reported plentiful, t but small fish, and northern salmon scarce.
British Dictionary definitions for rock cod

rock cod

noun (Austral)
1.
(NZ) any of various marine fishes found in rocky habitats in Australian waters
2.
another name for blue cod
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