Origin of pilchard
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In its harbour we now saw a large fleet of boats, engaged in the pilchard and mackerel fishery.A Yacht Voyage Round England|W.H.G. Kingston
The pilchard fishery begins as early as June or July; but then it is further out to sea, sometimes twenty miles out.The Girl of the Period and Other Social Essays, Vol. II (of 2)|Eliza Lynn Linton
Ruins of the so-called "fish palaces" testify to the failure of the pilchard fishery in the 18th century.
Next evening, as half-past eight was striking, he was at his customary post by the river, above the "Dog and Pilchard."The Cathedral|Sir Hugh Walpole
The pilchard fishery is practically at its best directly off the Quiberon peninsula, opposite Lorient and Concarneau.Rambles in Brittany|Francis Miltoun