stockfish

noun
stock·fish | \ˈstäk-ˌfish \

Definition of stockfish 

: fish (such as cod, haddock, or hake) dried hard in the open air without salt

First Known Use of stockfish

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stockfish

Middle English stokfish, from Middle Dutch stocvisch, from stoc stick + visch fish

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