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Early on a recent Tuesday morning, about 50 merchants gathered around gray and red cartons containing species like turbot, hake and plaice and called out bids.
Overall, the menu lightens up the classics, sending out elegant plates of dark rye topped with, say, fried plaice with remoulade, or shrimps in mayo.
When studying populations of a flounder-like North Sea fish called plaice in the early 1900’s, a man named Heincke noticed that older, larger fish are found deeper in the water than younger, smaller fish.
Two Chelsea-porcelain plaice tureens, covers, and spoons, circa 1755.
Buyers crowd around stuffed crates of plaice, Dover sole, hake and a dozen other species.
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PLAICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plaice for English Language Learners
: a fish that has a flat body and that is eaten as food
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