yesterfang

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From yester- +‎ fang ‎(catch).

Noun[edit]

yesterfang ‎(plural yesterfangs)

  1. (rare, obsolete) That which was captured or caught on the previous day or former occasion; a previous day's catch.
    Although millians and infinite numbers of them [fish] be taken, yet on the next [day] their losse will be so supplied with new store that nothing shall be missing of the yesterfang. ― Holinshed.

References[edit]

  • yesterfang”, in The Century Dictionary, New York: The Century Co., 1911