Definition of Gaspereau

1. n. The alewife.



Definition of Gaspereau

1. Noun. (Canada dated) An alewife (type of fish). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaspereau

1. [n -EAUX]

Medical Definition of Gaspereau

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaspereau

gasometer
gasometers
gasometre
gasometres
gasometric
gasometrical
gasometry
gasoor
gasoscope
gasoscopes
gasotransmitter
gasotransmitters
gasp
gasped
gasper
gaspereau (current term)
gaspereaux
gaspers
gaspier
gaspiest
gasping
gasping disease
gaspingly
gaspings
gasps
gaspt
gaspy

Literary usage of Gaspereau

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1. L'Acadie: Or, Seven Years' Explorations in British America by James Edward Alexander (1849)
"... gaspereau—A rainy camp—Consequences of brown biscuit—The great fire at Miramichi—The burnt woods—Beaver sign—Cain's River—A river serpent—Distress of ..."

2. A Treasury of Canadian Verse: With Brief Biographical Notes by Theodore H Rand (1900)
"No song. In vain to sight Life's clear arch heavenward sprang. Heart still, or sick ! —I loved I Ah, then I sang I BY THE gaspereau DO you remember, dear, ..."

3. Acadian Legends and Lyrics by Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton (1889)
"THE NAMING OF THE gaspereau. ABOUT 1673. TV T OW the rainbow tints of autumn -L ' Deck the ancient hills And the dreamy river saunters Past the lazy mills, ..."

4. The Marshlands: (2d.ed.) And, The Trail of the Tide by John Frederic Herbin (1899)
"... THE gaspereau. BELOW me winds the river to the sea, On whose brown slope stood wailing, homeless maids ; Stood exiled sons; unsheltered hoary heads; ..."

5. Sporting Adventures in the New World, Or, Days and Nights of Moose-hunting by Campbell Hardy (1855)
"... Harbour Lake—Fixing the Camp—A Night Alarm—Violent Storm—Falling Trees —The gaspereau—Paul's Camp—The Big Lake- Abundance of Fish—A Disappointment. ..."

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