a platform for drying fish.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of fish flake
An Americanism dating back to 1760–70
Words nearby fish flake
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Example sentences from the Web for fish flake
Then the bridegroom was ordered to go to ploughing, and the bride was sent to the fish-flake.
Time passed on, and Chloe went her rounds, from house-service to the field, and from field-service to the fish-flake.
British Dictionary definitions for fish flake
Canadian a platform on which fish are dried
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