nounin phrase common of piscary
The right of fishing in another's water.
- ‘Thus, the King, by virtue of his public trust responsibilities, was without powers to abridge ‘the public common of piscary’.’
Late 15th century: from medieval Latin piscaria fishing rights neuter plural of Latin piscarius relating to fishing from piscis fish.
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