or fish kill
- the sudden destruction of large quantities of fish, as by pollution.
Origin of fishkill
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Examples from the Web for fishkill
On the ninth he encamped on the heights north of the Fishkill.The Boy Scouts at the Battle of Saratoga
One fronted the Fishkill and commanded the usual fording-place.
After quitting Fishkill we found a great change, not only in the country, but in the weather.Satanstoe
James Fenimore Cooper
At Fishkill we stopped for refreshments, and was waited on by a brass band and the Mayor and more baby's.The Bad Boy At Home
Walter T. Gray
The army took up its old positions along the heights into which the Fishkill cuts deeply, as it runs to the Hudson.