Definition of piscary in English:

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piscary

Pronunciation: /ˈpiskərē/

noun

(in phrase common of piscary) chiefly historical
The right of fishing in another’s water.
Example sentences
  • Thus, the King, by virtue of his public trust responsibilities, was without powers to abridge ‘the public common of piscary’.

Origin

Late 15th century: from medieval Latin piscaria 'fishing rights', neuter plural of Latin piscarius 'relating to fishing', from piscis 'fish'.

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Syllabification: pis·ca·ry

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