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Madrague

Definition of the noun Madrague

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noun

  1. [fishing] A large fish pound used for the capture of tuna in the Mediterranean, now a forbidden practice in places.

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Google previewA History of Food (2009)

by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

The word madrague means literally 'enclosure for catching tuna' and is from the Arabic al mazraba. It denotes a large area on the shore laid out like a labyrinth of nets staked down, towards which the fishermen drove the tuna shoals. Oppian ...

Google previewThe Ocean World (2015)

Being a Description of the Sea and its Living Inhabitants (Illustrations) by Louis Figuier , Charles O. Groom-Napier

The madrague is a vast enclosure. The netting which forms the partitions of its chambers are sustained by buoys of cork on the surface, and kept down by heavy stones and other weights on the lower edge, and maintained in this position by ...

Google previewA General Treatise of the Dominion of the Sea: and a Compleat Body of the Sea-laws (1724)

Containing what is Most Valuable on that Subject in Antient and Modern Authors; and Particularly the Antient Laws of the Rhodians and Romans; Those of Oleron, Wisbuy, and Other Countries; with Curious Notes and Observations... by Alexander Justice

The Captains of the Madragues shall not hinder the other Fishermen to spread Tunny-Nets, and to fish in the Neighbourhood of the Madragues; provided they don't come nearer than * Madrague is a sort of an Inclosure made upon the ...

Google previewMaritime Geography and Statistics, Or a Description of the Ocean and Its Coasts, Maritime Commerce, Navigation, Etc. ... (1815)

by James Kingston Tuckey

' The madrague is an inclosure of nets, consisting ...

Google previewMaritime Geography and Statistics ... (1815)

by James Hingston Tuckey

The madrague is an inclosure of nets, consisting of ...

Google previewMaritime geography and statistics, or A description of the ocean and its coasts, maritime commerce, navigation, &c (1815)

by James Hingston Tuckey

The madrague is an inclosure of nets, consisting of ...

Google previewMaritime Geography and Statistics, Or a Description of the Ocean and Its Coasts, Maritime Commerce, Navigation Etc (1815)

In 4 Volumes by James Hingston Tuckey

The madrague is an inclosure of nets, consisting of ...

Google previewThe Rambles of a Naturalist on the Coasts of France, Spain, and Sicily (1857)

by Armand de Quatrefages

The madrague is an actual park, with its walks and alleys all terminating in a vast labyrinth, composed of chambers, which open into one another, and all of which lead to the chamber of death, or the corpou, which is situated at the extremity of ...

Google previewThe World of the Sea (1882)

by Alfred Moquin-Tandon

The madrague is a vast enclosure of net walls permanently fixed in the sea, cork floats support the upper edge, lines attached to heavy stones resting on the bottom, anchor the lower side of the net. The nets are arranged so as to form a kind ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia (1829)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis

The madrague is an enclosure of nets, consisting of several apartments, like a succession of rooms opening one into the other, the nets which compose them being kept in a perpendicular position by floats and weights. The outer apartment ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

The madrague is an enclosure of nets, consisting of several apartments, like a succession of rooms opening one into the other, the nets which compose them being kept in a perpendicular position by floats and weights. The outer apartment ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The madrague is an enclosure of nets, consisting of several apartments, like a succession of rooms opening one into the other, the nets which compose them being kept in a perpendicular position by floats and weights. The outer apartment ...

Google previewCassell's Concise Natural History (1905)

Being a Complete Series of Descriptions of Animal Life by Edward Perceval Wright

The madrague is an actual park, with its walks and alleys all terminating in a vast labyrinth, composed of chambers, which open into one another, and all of which lead to the chamber of death, or the corpon, which is situated at the extremity of ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

The tunny fishery of the Mediterranean is a singular and important branch of industry : the manner in which this fish is caught, has been called a sort of hunting at sea; the best and most certain methods are the thonnaire and the madrague.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Madai NE Borneo cave site, early metal site Madhava temple of Vijayanagara Madhavpur W IndiaDeccancity Madrague de Gien France shipwreck excavation Madras SE India earlytrade Madsebakke E Denmark rock art Madura (Madurai)S ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Index

Madrague, see Thnnnus, xxv. 621 Madrapora organum, see Sarcinulu, xxiv. 314 Madras, xx. 667; annals of ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ... (1822)

Accompanied by an Atlas by Edinburgh gazetteer

MADRAGUE, a small island on the southeast coast of France, in the Mediterranean, belonging to the department of the Mouths of the Rhone. MADRA's TERRitory. In a work of this nature, it would be difficult to detail the various political ...

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