Definition of Stenlock
1. a coalfish [n -S] - See also: coalfish
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Literary usage of Stenlock
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of Scotland by James MacDonald (1811)
"... sold at the quay of Bowmore in half an hour's time, at sixpence per stenlock of 12 Ib. weight; and the crew cleared L.10 by that night's fishing. ..."
2. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"... stenlock, Tibre. THE POLLOCK OR COAL FISH. Its geographical distribution is quite different from that of either the or Haddock, its northern range, ..."
3. The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany (1816)
"hen full grown, it is named se the in the north j and stenlock in the south-west. Accordingly, we were now told, ..."
4. A pronouncing Gaelic dictionary: to which is prefixed a consise but most by Neil MacAlpine (1833)
"UUSA, ug'-sa, nf the largest kind of coal- fish ; in Scotch, stenlock. UIDE, йС-гУ-а, п. m. a batch, ora lump of dough ; a block of any thing, ..."