Definition of Pilchards

1. Noun. (plural of pilchard) ¹



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Definition of Pilchards

1. pilchard [n] - See also: pilchard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilchards

pilafs
pilar
pilar cyst
pilar tumour of scalp
pilary
pilaster
pilastered
pilasters
pilastre
pilau
pilaus
pilaw
pilaws
pilch
pilchard
pilchards (current term)
pilcher
pilchers
pilches
pilcorn
pilcorns
pilcrow
pilcrows
pile
pile-up
pile-ups
pile driver
pile drivers
pile dwelling

Literary usage of Pilchards

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1. The Fisheries of the Adriatic and the Fish Thereof: A Report of the Austro by G. L. Faber (1883)
"The curing of pilchards and Anchovies is the most extensive; ... The pilchards are, as a rule, slightly salted, and packed in casks or tubs on board the ..."

2. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"Mackrel, whitings, whiting-pouts, plaice, dabbs, herrings, pilchards, garb-fish, flounders, and maids, Billingsgate, sixty ; other markets thirty. ..."

3. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1808)
"An Aft for extending the Bounty now payable on pilchards exported to the Weß Indies of Mediterranean to pilchards exported to any Parts beyond the Seas. ..."

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