Definition of Fishing smack
1. Noun. A vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive.
Specialized synonyms: Dragger, Trawler
Generic synonyms: Vessel, Watercraft
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishing Smack
Literary usage of Fishing smack
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventures in the Wilds of the United States and British American Provinces by Charles Lanman (1856)
"A WEEK IN A fishing smack. ON a pleasant Monday morning, in other days, I started from Norwich, Connecticut, bound to New London, and from thence to any ..."
2. Letters from a Landscape Painter by Charles Lanman (1845)
"A WEEK IN A fishing smack. ON Monday morning of last week I started from Norwich, bound to New London, and from thence to any other portion of the world ..."
3. A Tour to the River Saguenay, in Lower Canada by Charles Lanman (1848)
"A week in a fishing smack — Fishermen — A beautiful morning at sea — A day at Nantucket — Wreck of a ship — Night on the Sound — Safe arrival. ..."
4. Adventures of an Angler in Canada, Nova Scotia and the United States by Charles Lanman (1848)
"A week in a fishing smack—Fisherman—A beautiful morning at sea—A day at Nantucket—Wreck of a ship—Night on the Sound. Norwich. August. ..."
5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1843)
"And in case of a collision tried before the honorable Sir William Scott, judge of the court of admiralty in England, it appeared that a fishing-smack, ..."
6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1843)
"... judge of the court of admiralty in England, it appeared that a fishing-smack, called the John and Mary, had been run down by the sloop Thames off the ..."
7. The Parents' Cabinet of Amusement and Instruction by John Leighton (1859)
"... PASSE-TOUT: THE NEW fishing smack. ONE fine morning, in the village of Dive in Normandy, a large crowd of people were gathered on the sea beach round a ..."