Definition of Fishings

1. Noun. (plural of fishing) ¹

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Definition of Fishings

1. fishing [n] - See also: fishing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishings

fishing net
fishing owl
fishing permit
fishing pole
fishing poles
fishing rig
fishing rod
fishing rods
fishing season
fishing smack
fishing space
fishing spaces
fishing tackle
fishing vessel
fishing worm
fishings (current term)

Literary usage of Fishings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"There are in this County divers fishings, touching the Disposition whereof his Majesty's pleasure is to be known (39). The Moiety of the fishing of the Ban, ..."

2. Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity (1855)
"THE SALMON fishings IN THE RIVER TWEED: A Letter addressed to William Clayton Walters, Esq., byR. Weddell, Esq. JL HE questions you put respecting the ..."

3. A Treatise on the Conveyance of Land to a Purchaser, and on the Manner of by Robert Bell, William Bell (1830)
"Of fishings.—By this is meant a right to salmon fishings, as white fishings go alongst with the property of the lands, or, in other words, require nothing ..."

4. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1884)
"THE LOWER fishings OF THE NESS. BY CHARLES FRASER-MACKINTOSH, FSA, SCOT, ... Of old the Coble proprietors acted together in the letting of their fishings. ..."

5. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland and by John Condie Stewart Sandeman (1905)
"A Crown title (1) to fish with one boat on the Water of Forth ; (2) to take one tide's fishings in the same waters, coupled with immemorial use, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, W.(editor) Guthrie (1876)
"The tenant therefore must be removed ata term, and be warned forty days before Whitsunday.1 Art. 6,— fishings are also mentioned in the statute. ..."

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