One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hall (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist. From classical Latin piscātiōn-, piscātiō fishing (2nd cent. a.d.) from piscāt-, past participial stem of piscārī to fish + -iō.
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