Definition of Fish ball
1. Noun. Well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock.
2. Noun. A fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes.
Generic synonyms: Cake, Patty
Specialized synonyms: Codfish Ball, Codfish Cake
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Literary usage of Fish ball
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1. Autobiography of Seventy Years by George Frisbie Hoar (1905)
"... THE FISH-BALL LETTER IN August, 1890, the Pittsburg Post, a Democratic paper, made a savage attack on me. It attributed to me some very foolish remark ..."
2. Heart Songs Dear to the American People by Joe Mitchell Chapple (1909)
"(L. Iх • The Lone Fish-ball went up and down To seek a din - ner thro' ... The waiter roars it through the hall, The guests they start at " one Fish-ball ! ..."
3. Echoes of the Aesthetic Society of Jersey City by Aesthetic Society of Jersey City, Celie Gaines, Lizzie R. Burst (1882)
"THE FISH-BALL. ROBERT K. MUNKITTRICK. I ET poets sing The chicken's wing, And buckwheat cakes and griddle fishes, And side by side Place lobster fried, ..."
4. The Abridged Academy Song-book: For Use in Schools and Colleges by Charles Herbert Levermore (1918)
"6 The cheapest viand of them all Is "Twelve and a half cents for two Fish- 7 The waiter he to him doth call, And gently whispers,—"one Fish-ball." No. 55. ..."
5. The Adirondacks by Seneca Roy Stoddard (1889)
"Carefully I played him, for he was a gamey fish-ball. ... Oh ! the terrific fire that blazed from the eye of that fish-ball will haunt me till my dying day. ..."