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piscary Line breaks: pis|cary
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪskəri/

Definition of piscary in English:


(in phrase common of piscary) British , 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’.


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

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