the sudden destruction of large quantities of fish, as by pollution.
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How to use fishkill in a sentence
It burst in the vicinity of fishkill with a lively display of lightning, deluging the Catskills with rain.The Dark Star | Robert W. Chambers
He fell back eight miles and took a position on the north bank of fishkill Creek near Saratoga.The Colonization of North America | Herbert Eugene Bolton
Christmas was merry Christmas at the old family mansion in fishkill.A Discourse on the Life, Character and Writings of Gulian Crommelin Verplanck | William Cullen Bryant
We reached the fishkill ferry at half-past eight, covering the twenty-mile journey in fifteen hours.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck | R. Pitcher Woodward
That "phenomenon" had eaten that prickly shrub to the roots and fled either down the road to fishkill or through the woods.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck | R. Pitcher Woodward