Definition of Codfish ball
1. Noun. Usually made of flaked salt cod and mashed potatoes.
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Literary usage of Codfish ball
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1. The Murrey Collection of Cookery Books by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1895)
"A well-made codfish ball is a delicious dish, ... and since then a perfect codfish ball is a very rare article, for the simple reason that very little of ..."
2. Baled Hay: A Drier Book Than Walt Whitman's "Leaves O' Grass". by Bill Nye (1893)
"The codfish ball is made of the shattered remains of the adult codfish, mixed with the tropical Irish potato of commerce. The codfish has a great wealth of ..."
3. Bill Arp: From the Uncivil War to Date. 1861-1903 by Bill Arp (1903)
"I've heard of a young couple who got married and went off to Augusta on a tour, and the feller stuck his fork into a codfish ball and took a ..."
4. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1897)
"... balls," which resemble in size and shape the old New England codfish ball. These are but aggregations or bunches of ..."
5. Proceedings at the ... Annual Meeting of the Free Religious Association by Meeting (1894)
"And, when I say society, I do not mean the codfish ball kind of society; but I mean helpful society. I mean letting it be a day of the outgoing of the ..."
6. Bill Nye's History of the United States by Bill Nye (1894)
"... voice for over eight of the best years of his life against the immorality of the codfish-ball, before he learned of its true relations towards society. ..."