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Definition of Jackfish
1. a food fish [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackfish
Literary usage of Jackfish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reportby Ontario Dept. of Mines by Ontario Dept. of Mines (1921)
"Work by (1898), vra 95 Capital and date of charter, vu 10 Organization, v 76, 77, Ш Work, noar jackfish bay, vu 135 See also Huronian gold m. ..."
2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1903)
"I. THE Stranger stepped off the train as it stopped at jackfish, ... After skirting the lake, the engine generally sent a rejoicing scream back to jackfish, ..."
3. Annual Report (new Series). by Geological Survey of Canada (1906)
"Where we first saw the jackfish river it is 40 or 50 feet wide with a sluggish current ... The general course of the jackfish river from the portage down to ..."
4. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1896)
"In the jackfish group the highest beach varies from 400 to 430 feet above the lake. ... No evidence of a former strait was found here nor at jackfish, ..."
5. My Dogs in the Northland by Egerton Ryerson Young (1902)
"Some of them are ever haunting the shallow places and bays, and are quick to notice the fins of the great jackfish when they crowd in so near the shore that ..."
6. General Index to the Reports of Progress, 1863 to 1884 by Geological Survey of Canada, Donaldson Bogart Dowling (1900)
"jackfish Pond, Pic River, Ont., granite with mica and patches of ... jackfish River, north of Battleford, Sask., description of trail crossing, (73-74) p. ..."
7. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1899)
"On the 19th January we left Whitefish Lake at 11.30 am, arriving at jackfish Lake at 4 pm, making twelve miles, snowing hard and extremely cold. ..."
8. Lands, Fisheries and Game, Minerals, 1911 by Canada Commission of Conservation (1911)
"jackfish gill-net license: Fee, So. Length of net allowed, 1500 yards. ... Close seasons: Pickerel, goldeyes, pike and jackfish: Apr. 15 to June 20, ..."