He recently cancelled a fishing trip to Canada and doubled back on the question of how to make a living from the farm.
The Merkah group has fishing boats with longer-range fire power.
Hunting and fishing to hone the skills my father and grandfather passed onto me.
Consider this: At a certain point the list of items Gazans could not import included nutmeg and fishing rods.
Bodies are often caught in fishing nets or wash up on the shores.
She found a scene of industry in the village, for the fishing had started in earnest.
Mr Enderby had been talking with him about fishing this afternoon.
There is no surer way to find birds' nests than to go berrying or fishing.
The boy and I had started out from camp for an hour of evening fishing.
They had done so well at fishing that they could afford to have servants to help them.
verbal noun from fish (v.), c.1300, fysschynge; figurative use from 1540s. Fishing rod (1550s) is older than fishing pole (1791). To "go fishing" is as old as Old English on fiscoð gan.
[O]f all diversions which ingenuity ever devised for the relief of idleness, fishing is the worst qualified to amuse a man who is at once indolent and impatient. [Scott, "Waverly," 1814]
Old English fisc, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old High German fisc, Old Norse fiskr, Middle Dutch visc, Dutch vis, German Fisch, Gothic fisks), from PIE *peisk- "fish" (cf. Latin piscis, Irish iasc, and, via Latin, Italian pesce, French poisson, Spanish pez, Welsh pysgodyn, Breton pesk).
Fish story attested from 1819, from the tendency to exaggerate the size of the catch (or the one that got away). Figurative sense of fish out of water first recorded 1610s.
Plural fish or fishes
Any of numerous cold-blooded vertebrate animals that live in water. Fish have gills for obtaining oxygen, a lateral line for sensing pressure changes in the water, and a vertical tail. Most fish are covered with scales and have limbs in the form of fins. Fish were once classified together as a single group, but are now known to compose numerous evolutionarily distinct classes, including the bony fish, cartilaginous fish, jawless fish, lobe-finned fish, and placoderms.