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[fish-pond] /ˈfɪʃˌpɒnd/
a small pond containing fish, often one in which edible fish are raised for commercial purposes, as for stocking lakes and streams or wholesaling.
Origin of fishpond
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300; See origin at fish, pond Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I want them for my fishpond stream rather than for the bee-house one.

    Hortus Inclusus John Ruskin
  • The boy left the room; behind the garden there was a fishpond; in that he drowned himself.

    Debts of Honor Maurus Jkai
  • Thereupon she took the sieve and threw it into the fishpond.

  • "They may both be at the bottom of the Lords' fishpond, for what I care," said Vavasor.

    Can You Forgive Her?

    Anthony Trollope
  • I have been waiting for you until I am wet through and have a fishpond in each pocket.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • A fishpond with grotesque objects, including a live mermaid, (a man in startling costume), is one feature.

    Suppers Paul Pierce
  • And there was a fishpond swarming with gold fish, and they were so tame that they took bread from the novices' hands.

    Evelyn Innes George Moore
  • The beauties who hooked theirs out of that fishpond only succeeded in landing them after much practice.

    Court Beauties of Old Whitehall W. R. H. Trowbridge
  • Silence had fallen upon the little group, and a bullfrog down in the fishpond was croaking dismally.

  • This was Mr. Jupp, of course, churning up Crads weak ideas, like a steam–paddle in a fishpond.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore

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