Definition of Allice shad
1. Noun. European shad.
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Literary usage of Allice shad
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1. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"THE allice shad, by far the larger of the two in size, appears to be much more limited in its localities as a British species. It is represented by Pennant ..."
2. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"This fish has been classified into three varieties—the Twaite Shad, the Allice Shad, and the Scalc-finned Shad. The species can be recognised on account of ..."
3. The River-side Naturalist: Notes on the Various Forms of Life Met with by Edward Hamilton (1890)
"... Alosa communis, the allice shad. Buckland says the twaite is distinguished from the other native species by its having distinct teeth in both jaws, ..."