Definition of Fish ball

1. Noun. Well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock.

Exact synonyms: Gefilte Fish
Generic synonyms: Dish

2. Noun. A fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes.
Exact synonyms: Fish Cake
Generic synonyms: Cake, Patty
Specialized synonyms: Codfish Ball, Codfish Cake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fish Ball

fish-eye lens
fish-mouth meatus
fish-mouth mitral stenosis
fish-odour syndrome
fish 'n' chips
fish and chips
fish ball (current term)
fish berry
fish bowl
fish bowl granuloma
fish bowls
fish cake
fish cakes
fish chowder
fish diseases
fish doctor
fish duck
fish eagle
fish eagles
fish elevation
fish eye disease

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. ..."

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