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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Fisch-, Fish-day, n. [e.m.E. (1564), ME. fysshe-, fyhshe day (a 1327).] A day on which fish is regularly eaten. — 1570 Buch. Wr. 7.
On the fische day ij course of fische
1608 Mun. Univ. Glasg. III. 520.
On the fische dayis … at noone … thrie course of fische

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