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MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS, DOCUMENTS, DECISIONS AND REPORTS EXHIBITING CONTEMPORANEOUS INTERPRETATIONS OF IMPERIAL ACT 10-11 WM. III., CHAP. 25, IN RELATION TO THE FISHERY AT NEWFOUNDLAND AND ON THE COAST OF LABRADOR.
“Fish” in Newfoundland and on the coast of labrador means “Codfish.”
EXTRACT FROM REPORT OF CAPTAIN JOHN PARISH
“ON THE 1ST CRUISE OF H.M.S. SPHINX, BETWEEN 5 JUNE AND 22 AUGUST, 1868.”¹
“What is fish ? the common acceptation of the word fish in Newfoundland parlance meaning cod.”
¹ Journal of the House of Assembly, Newfoundland 1869, App. p. 510.