1) Halliwell defines 'to blaze' as taking fish from a river, using a leister or trident.

In a footnote to the first example that follows, Canon Atkinson added that it was done at night, with light created by fires on the bank: 1669 for taking and killing three kipper or shedder-salmon in the river Tease by blaseing, Worsall

1693 the river is almost destroyed with blazeing and such like bad practises, Fewston.

places Fewston Worsall
dates 1669 1693

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