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n. - Major food fish of arctic and cold-temperate waters; Lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish.

Usage examples (34)
  • They were both against me, but I insisted, and the codfish was a powerful ally.
  • The great staple, the true meat of the population, is salt codfish, which is prepared in a great number of ways.
  • Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá (Gomes de Sá Bacalhau) is a salted codfish, which is a dish born locally but also very popular nationally.
  • We hope they'll choose one of these fish over something like the poor bedeviled codfish, which is still being overfished on George's bank. for more
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