Definition of Herlings
1. herling [n] - See also: herling
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herlings
Literary usage of Herlings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Statistical Account of Scotland: Drawn Up from the Communications of the by John Sinclair (1791)
"... fome fe.i trout, and herlings *. The Nith produces the fame kinds of ... for about one flailing a pound of 16 ounces, and gradually • herlings are a ..."
2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1848)
"But the former are herlings which have descended, after spawning early, ... As herlings (sea-trout in their third year) abounded in the river Nith during ..."
3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1848)
"But the former are herlings which have descended, after spawning early, to the sea, and returned with the increase just mentioned ; the latter were nothing ..."