a facility where fish eggs are hatched and the fry raised, especially to stock lakes, streams, and ponds.
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Origin of fish hatchery
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
Words nearby fish hatchery
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And all because a turtle-fed, claret-flushed, idle and rich young man wants their earthly Paradise for a fish-hatchery.Iole|Robert W. Chambers