fish stick


Definition of fish stick 

: a small elongated breaded fillet of fish

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The latest list hits items that U.S. households buy, including electric lamps, apple juice and fish sticks. Joe Macdonald, Anchorage Daily News, "China vows retaliation for latest US tariff threat," 11 July 2018 Instead of frozen chicken tenders, fish sticks, or sloppy Joes, Giusti and his team offer up curry chicken with ginger brown rice, chicken gumbo, beef enchiladas, and homemade cheese pizza. Dave Collins,, "‘Throwdown’ focuses on healthy, cheap school lunches," 31 May 2018 The $1 billion Alaska walleye pollock fishery, caught for McDonald's fish sandwiches and many frozen fish sticks, is the most valuable in America. National Geographic, "9 Countries and the EU Are Protecting the Arctic Ocean Before the Ice Melts," 8 Dec. 2017 So, in our freezer is always: SeaPoint Farms' edamame, Bell & Evans' chicken tenders, Dr. Praeger’s fish sticks, and Annie Chun’s chicken and vegetable potstickers. That’s reality. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "23 Frozen Foods We Keep on Hand for "Emergencies"," 13 June 2017 The fish is used in fish sandwiches, frozen fish sticks, omega-3 oils and surimi. Brian Skerry, National Geographic, "We’re Killing the Oldest Fish in the Sea," 14 Sep. 2017 Planks eliminate the risk of fish sticking to the grill. Claire Perez,, "Salmon a forgiving fish to grill," 13 Oct. 2017 Her family ate canned chop suey, frozen fish sticks and iceberg lettuce with Wishbone dressing, but there was also applesauce from backyard trees and fresh corn, tomatoes and rhubarb from a victory garden that her parents kept up after the victory. Pete Wells, New York Times, "Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse," 20 Sep. 2017

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of fish stick

: a long and thin piece of fish that is breaded and cooked

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