fish out

verb

fished out; fishing out; fishes out

transitive verb

: to exhaust the supply of fish in by fishing

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fish out was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Fish out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish%20out. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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