Definitions starting with F

ID #3709

fishining, fishning

/fishnin/ [Atlantic; US dial. idem ADD; Cr. stem based on English present participle fishing + -ing] verbal fishing: 1918 Goat went fishinin' (Parsons 104). 1936 We didn' feel like fishnin' no mo nohow (Dupuch 25). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-29 02:13
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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