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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 issue. It may be either a logical fallacy or a literary device that...
- 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...
- herring") is a lightly-salted fermented Baltic Sea herring. The Baltic herring, known as strömming in Swedish, is smaller than the Atlantic herring,...
- 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...
- is a traditional way of preserving herring. Most cured herring uses a two-step curing process. Initially herring is cured with salt to extract water...
- 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...
- Richard Keith Herring (born 12 July 1967) is an English stand-up comedian, comedy writer, podcaster and diarist whose early work includes the comedy double...
- A kipper is a whole herring, a small, oily fish, that has been split in a butterfly fashion from tail to head along the dorsal ridge, gutted, salted or...
- Joanne King Herring (born July 3, 1929) is an American socialite, businesswoman, political activist, philanthropist, diplomat, and former television talk...
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