Usage examples for codfish

  1. If you leave a bit of codfish for instance. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Sends message on a codfish. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  3. Slices of Codfish and Dutch Sauce. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. Here we feasted on fresh codfish, fresh vegetables, and other appetizing foods to which our palates had long been strangers. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  5. The codfish, however, must be soaked or cooked in water. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  6. When at length the flow of his eloquence was checked by a display of ferocity on the part of the tyrant, and he was finally brought to the point, he acknowledged that he could only give them some of the soup called garbure- with which we have already made acquaintance at the Chateau de Sigognac, some salt codfish, and a dish of bacon; with plenty of wine, which according to his account was fit for the gods. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  7. The giant codfish guarding the entrance to the house, attempts to catch them passing. – Indian Legends of Vancouver Island by Alfred Carmichael
  8. He pats the workman on the back and promises to fill his pail with sirloin steak and fresh salmon, when, if the other man is elected, he will have to carry liver and codfish. – The Jericho Road by W. Bion Adkins
  9. Big as hen's eggs, and as cheap as codfish. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  10. One solitary poet was caught and punished for singing a song to her sands; but of her codfish no historian has written, though divers malicious writers have declared them the medium upon which one of our aristocracies is founded. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  11. " You can catch codfish with a hook and line," explained the Doctor, " but it would take too long for the fishermen who have to get their living from the sea. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  12. They do not talk about the simple life in the maritime provinces because they have always lived it, and the land is famed for its diet of codfish, and its men of brains. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  13. All was packed in boxes marked " codfish," and " medicines." – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  14. The other had never seen the ocean, he detested codfish, ate bacon and swore like a pirate. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  15. A large red- headed boy, with feet like a summer squash and eyes like those of a dead codfish, was my rival. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  16. 4. How does salt codfish at 10 cents per pound compare in nutritive value with lamb chops at 15 cents per pound? – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  17. I never want to see him again- superior, big, calm codfish- too lofty to care what any one says about him! – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  18. Fried Slices of Codfish. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  19. On the rocks beside them lay two or three small codfish, a large flounder, two good- sized lythe, and nearly a dozen saithe. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  20. The vegetables of the earth and the flowers of the field- the very codfish of the sea become our superiors. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee