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Pisces   /pˈaɪsiz/   Listen

The twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20.  Synonyms: Fish, Pisces the Fishes.
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces.  Synonym: Fish.
A large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries.
A group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically.

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"Pisces" Quotes from Famous Books

... efficacious that it cures all maladies under the sun, and many that never existed. It can be had at five shillings a spoonful. He can make Ursa Major, or the Great Bear, dance without a leader, and has taught Pisces, or the Fishes, to live out of water—a prodigy never known or heard of before since the creation of terra firma. Such is the power of the great and celebrated Her Vanderpluckem over the stars and planets. But ...
— The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector - The Works of William Carleton, Volume One • William Carleton

... says the rural oracle, only when the moon's sign, as given in the almanack, corresponds with a part of the almanack's "moon's man" or "anatomic" at or below the knees, i.e., when the moon is in one or the other of the signs Pisces, Capricornus or Aquarius: but never at a time of day when the moon ...
— Roman Farm Management - The Treatises Of Cato And Varro • Marcus Porcius Cato

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