Definition of Grilses

1. Noun. (plural of grilse) ¹



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Definition of Grilses

1. grilse [n] - See also: grilse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grilses

grilleries
grillers
grillery
grilles
grillework
grilling
grillings
grillroom
grillrooms
grills
grillsteak
grillsteaks
grillwork
grillworks
grilse
grilses (current term)
grim
grimaced
grimacer
grimacers
grimaces
grimacing
grimacingly
grimaldiite
grimalkin
grimalkins
grime
grimed
grimes

Literary usage of Grilses

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1. Wanderings by the Lochs and Streams of Assynt: And the North Highlands of by John Hicks (1855)
"The Carron River—grilses refuse Flies suited to their O'wn water, and take a stranger—Salmon Fishing—How to fish a Pool—Salmon Fishing and Trout Fishing ..."

2. The Angler's Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland by Thomas Tod Stoddart (1853)
"An opinion prevails at present on Tweedside that the smolts remain a year and upwards in the sea, before ascending as grilses. A marked smolt of 1851, ..."

3. Magazine of Natural History by Edward Charlesworth (1830)
"Are grilses immature salmon, and if they are, what is their age ? ... Have the fry been marked, and afterwards taken as grilses in the course of the same ..."

4. Fish and Fishing in the Lone Glens of Scotland: With a History of the by Robert Knox (1854)
"It may be that they spawn and go down throughout a longer period than that, but the above we see yearly, in the spawning, smolts going down and grilses ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1857)
"grilses ordinarily ascend about three months after the smolts of that season have descended, or, to state it in another form, there are no grilse until the ..."

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