4 letter words ending in ish
Bish (n.) Same as Bikh.
Dish (n.) A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table.
Dish (n.) The food served in a dish; hence, any particular kind of food; as, a cold dish; a warm dish; a delicious dish. "A dish fit for the gods."
Dish (n.) The state of being concave, or like a dish, or the degree of such concavity; as, the dish of a wheel.
Dish (n.) A hollow place, as in a field.
Dish (n.) A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in which ore is measured.
Dish (n.) That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
Dish (v. t.) To put in a dish, ready for the table.
Dish (v. t.) To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.
Dish (v. t.) To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
Fish (n.) A counter, used in various games.
Fish (pl. ) of Fish
Fish (n.) A name loosely applied in popular usage to many animals of diverse characteristics, living in the water.
Fish (n.) An oviparous, vertebrate animal usually having fins and a covering scales or plates. It breathes by means of gills, and lives almost entirely in the water. See Pisces.
Fish (n.) The twelfth sign of the zodiac; Pisces.
Fish (n.) The flesh of fish, used as food.
Fish (n.) A purchase used to fish the anchor.
Fish (n.) A piece of timber, somewhat in the form of a fish, used to strengthen a mast or yard.
Fish (v. i.) To attempt to catch fish; to be employed in taking fish, by any means, as by angling or drawing a net.
Fish (v. i.) To seek to obtain by artifice, or indirectly to seek to draw forth; as, to fish for compliments.
Fish (v. t.) To catch; to draw out or up; as, to fish up an anchor.
Fish (v. t.) To search by raking or sweeping.
Fish (v. t.) To try with a fishing rod; to catch fish in; as, to fish a stream.
Fish (v. t.) To strengthen (a beam, mast, etc.), or unite end to end (two timbers, railroad rails, etc.) by bolting a plank, timber, or plate to the beam, mast, or timbers, lengthwise on one or both sides. See Fish joint, under Fish, n.
-ish () A suffix used to from adjectives from nouns and from adjectives. It denotes relation, resemblance, similarity, and sometimes has a diminutive force; as, selfish, boyish, brutish; whitish, somewhat white.
-ish () A verb ending, originally appearing in certain verbs of French origin; as, abolish, cherish, finish, furnish, garnish, impoverish.
Kish (n.) A workman's name for the graphite which forms incidentally in iron smelting.
Pish (interj.) An exclamation of contempt.
Pish (v. i.) To express contempt.
Rish (n.) A rush (the plant).
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