Definition of Herring. Meaning of Herring. Synonyms of Herring

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Definition of Herring

Herring
Herring Her"ring, n. [OE. hering, AS. h[ae]ring; akin to D. haring, G. h["a]ring, hering, OHG. haring, hering, and prob. to AS. here army, and so called because they commonly move in large numbers. Cf. Harry.] (Zo["o]l.) One of various species of fishes of the genus Clupea, and allied genera, esp. the common round or English herring (C. harengus) of the North Atlantic. Herrings move in vast schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and America, where they are salted and smoked in great quantities. Herring gull (Zo["o]l.), a large gull which feeds in part upon herrings; esp., Larus argentatus in America, and L. cachinnans in England. See Gull. Herring hog (Zo["o]l.), the common porpoise. King of the herrings. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The chim[ae]ra (C. monstrosa) which follows the schools of herring. See Chim[ae]ra. (b) The opah.

Meaning of Herring from wikipedia

- Herring Herring are forage fish, mostly belonging to the family Clupeidae. Herring often move in large schools around fishing banks and near the coast...
- A red herring is something that misleads or distracts from a relevant or important question. It may be either a logical fallacy or a literary device that...
- 'sour herring') is a lightly-salted fermented Baltic Sea herring traditional to Swedish cuisine since at least the 16th century. The Baltic herring, known...
- Soused herring is raw herring soaked in a mild preserving liquid. It can be raw herring in a mild vinegar pickle or Dutch brined herring. As well as vinegar...
- Joanne King Herring (born July 3, 1929) is an American socialite, businesswoman, political activist, philanthropist, diplomat, and former television talk...
- William Ronald Herring (born August 28, 1983) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks...
- Pickled herring is a traditional way of preserving herring as food by pickling or curing. Most cured herring uses a two-step curing process. Initially...
- Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is a herring in the family Clupeidae. It is one of the most abundant fish species in the world. Atlantic herrings can be...
- Herring Networks Inc. founded in 2004 and based in San Diego, California is a company owning and operating through its Herring Broadcasting division (HBC)...
- Dressed herring, colloquially known as herring under a fur coat (Russian: Селёдка под шубой, tr. selyodka pod shuboy or just Russian: Шуба, tr. shuba)...
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