noun, plural fish·er·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for fishery
The credits relieved the sailors and owners of tariffs, essentially tax payments they had to make on supplies for the fishery.A Founding Father Profit Sharing Fix for Inequality|Joseph Blasi|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Management of the fishery is intertwined with the profitability of the fishing industry and politics of power.The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish|Kevin M. Bailey|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This place was called Chester, after the man who owned the fishery there.The Moving Picture Boys on the Coast|Victor Appleton
It is given over now to some small buildings connected with the fishery, which is very valuable.The Charm of Ireland|Burton Egbert Stevenson
While eating this, various questions were put as to the success of the fishery.The Buffalo Runners|R.M. Ballantyne
With him we make the fall fishery and shoot our winter's supply of waveys and southward-flying cranes.The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron
They are especially adapted to the winter fishery, as they are good sailers and ride out the storms easily.The Lobster Fishery of Maine.|John N. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for fishery
noun plural -eries
- the industry of catching, processing, and selling fish
- a place where this is carried on