Definition of Skegger

1. n. The parr.



Definition of Skegger

1. a young salmon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Skegger

1. The parr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Skegger Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skegger

skeevier
skeevies
skeeviest
skeevy
skeezer
skeezers
skeezes
skeezicks
skeezier
skeeziest
skeeziness
skeezy
skeg
skegg
skegger (current term)
skeggers
skeggs
skegs
skeigh
skeigher
skeighest
skeiling
skeilings
skein
skein cell
skeined
skeining
skeinlike
skeins

Literary usage of Skegger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Henry George Bohn (1889)
"They are, I have no doubt, young salmon of the second year, a fish now never caught in the Thames ; for if the skegger was a distinct fish, why should it ..."

2. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1834)
"I do not think there is a single skegger amongst them. ... The trout which Walton describes as the samlet, or skegger, is the small brandling trout of the ..."

3. The British Angler's Manual: Or, The Art of Angling in England, Scotland by Thomas Christopher Hofland (1848)
"The list of flies for this fish is given in the preceding article. SALMON-PINK, BRANDLING, PAR, OR skegger.* This brilliant little fish is the smallest of ..."

4. The British Angler's Manual: Or, The Art of Angling in England, Scotland by Thomas Christopher Hofland (1848)
"The list of flies for this fish is given in the preceding article. SALMON-PINK, BRANDLING, PAR, OR skegger.* This brilliant little fish is the smallest of ..."

5. The British Angler's Manual: Or, The Art of Angling in England, Scotland by Thomas Christopher Hofland (1848)
"The list of flies for this fish is given in the preceding article. SALMON-PINK, BRANDLING, PAR, OR skegger.* This brilliant little fish is the smallest of ..."

6. The British Angler's Manual: Or, The Art of Angling in England, Scotland by Thomas Christopher Hofland (1848)
"SALMON-PINK, BRANDLING, PAR, OR skegger.* This brilliant little fish is the smallest of the salmonidés, and is only found in rivers frequented by salmon ..."

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