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rock cod

rockfish (defs 1–3).
Origin of rock cod
First recorded in 1625-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He generously replenished the cup, and handed it to rock cod.

  • rock cod area present in fair numbers in spring and fall, and this is a mackerel and herring ground in their seasons.

  • Almost the only fresh supplies obtained here were rock cod and salmon-trout from Disco fiord.

    In the Arctic Seas Francis Leopold McClintock
  • He opened the door, and there entered the red-headed sailor, who was closely followed by rock cod and Macaroni.

  • rock cod, having made fast the boat, was now standing beside his mate.

  • rock cod and Macaroni did not know what he meant, but they drank rum from the pannikin with the greatest good-will.

  • Season four fillets of rock cod with salt and pepper, dip in oil and broil.

British Dictionary definitions for rock cod

rock cod

noun (Austral)
(NZ) any of various marine fishes found in rocky habitats in Australian waters
another name for blue cod
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