Definition of Shellfishery

1. Noun. A place where shellfish are caught or processed. ¹



2. Noun. The catching of shellfish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shellfishery

1. [n -RIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shellfishery

shellbark hickory
shellbarks
shellcode
shellcodes
shellcracker
shellcrackers
shelled
sheller
shellers
shellfire
shellfires
shellfish
shellfisheries
shellfisherman
shellfishermen
shellfishery (current term)
shellfishes
shellflower
shellful
shellfuls
shellier
shelliest
shelliness
shelling
shellings
shellless
shelllike
shellpad
shellproof
shells

Literary usage of Shellfishery

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

1. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1916)
"... to the grass or sedge growing along the shore.18 Though one cannot obtain an exclusive right to a shellfishery without permission of the state, ..."

2. ... A Report Upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts by David Lawrence Belding (1909)
"So closely are these connected with the present status of our shellfishery that upon their abolition depends its future success or failure. ..."

3. American law reports annotated (1919)
"... consisting of exclusive rights of fishery, namely, of shellfishery, being the precise rights which were acquired by appellant in the instant case from ..."

4. The Budget Report of the State Board of Finance and Control to the General by Governor, Connecticut Board of Finance and Control, Connecticut, Board of Finance and Control (1906)
"64, for the protection of the shellfishery in Ipswich. It is a public right, unless restricted by acts of the Legislature or ..."

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