Definition of Merlings
1. merling [n] - See also: merling
Lexicographical Neighbors of Merlings
merlings (current term)
Literary usage of Merlings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Liber Albus: The White Book of the City of London by John Carpenter, Henry Thomas Riley (1861)
"And if it bring nothing but merlings, it shall give 26 merlings and one halfpenny for the boat. ..."
2. Early English Text Society by Early English Text Society (1868)
"The best Whitings are taken in Tweede, called merlings, of like shape and vertue with ours, but far bigger.' Muffett, p. П4. ..."
3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"First course: Oysters in gravy, baken herrings and pike and stockfish, and merlings fried. Second course : Eels in gravy, and porpoise and galentine, ..."
4. The Meaning of Socialism by John Bruce Glasier (1920)
"Like sea-gulls, they spread themselves on the beach, digging their fists and spades into the sand with Herculean might; like merlings they splash out into ..."