piscary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin piscarius (relating to fishes or to fishing), from piscis (a fish).

Noun[edit]

piscary (countable and uncountable, plural piscaries)

  1. fishery
  2. (law) The right or privilege of fishing in somebody else's waters.
    • Blackstone
      It seemed to have been generally understood that the lord could not approve, where the commoners had a right of turbary, piscary, of digging sand, or of taking any species of estovers upon the common.