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Whiting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WHITING, n. [from white.]
1. A small sea fish, the Asellus mollis or albus, a species of Gadus.
2. The same as Spanish white, which see.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
2: flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America
3: a small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish
4: any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
5: found off Atlantic coast of North America [syn: silver hake, Merluccius bilinearis, whiting]
6: a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus [syn: whiting, Merlangus merlangus, Gadus merlangus]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun (plural whiting; also whitings) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle Dutch witinc, from wit white; akin to Old English hw?t white Date: 15th century any of various marine food fishes: as a. a common European fish (Merlangus merlangus) of the cod family b. silver hake II. noun Etymology: Middle English, from gerund of whiten to white Date: 15th century calcium carbonate ground into fine powder, washed, and used especially as a pigment and extender, in putty, and in rubber compounding and paper coating

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. a small white-fleshed fish, Merlangus merlangus, used as food. Etymology: ME f. MDu. wijting, app. formed as WHITE + -ING(3) 2. n. ground chalk used in whitewashing, plate-cleaning, etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Kingfish King"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus Menticirrus, especially M. saxatilis, or M. nebulosos, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also whiting, surf whiting, and barb. (b) The opah. (c) The common cero; also, the spotted cero. See Cero. (d) The queenfish.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

White White, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whited; p. pr. & vb. n. Whiting.] [AS. hw[=i]tan.] To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach. Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of . . . uncleanness. --Matt. xxiii. 27. So as no fuller on earth can white them. --Mark. ix. 3.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Whiting Whit"ing, n. [From White.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European food fish (Melangus vulgaris) of the Codfish family; -- called also fittin. (b) A North American fish (Merlucius vulgaris) allied to the preceding; -- called also silver hake. (c) Any one of several species of North American marine sci[ae]noid food fishes belonging to genus Menticirrhus, especially M. Americanus, found from Maryland to Brazil, and M. littoralis, common from Virginia to Texas; -- called also silver whiting, and surf whiting. Note: Various other fishes are locally called whiting, as the kingfish (a), the sailor's choice (b), the Pacific tomcod, and certain species of lake whitefishes. 2. Chalk prepared in an impalpable powder by pulverizing and repeated washing, used as a pigment, as an ingredient in putty, for cleaning silver, etc. Whiting pollack. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Pollack. Whiting pout (Zo["o]l.), the bib, 2.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Barb Barb, n. [F. barbe, fr. L. barba beard. See Beard, n.] 1. Beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place of it. The barbel, so called by reason of his barbs, or wattles in his mouth. --Walton. 2. A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners. [Obs.] 3. pl. Paps, or little projections, of the mucous membrane, which mark the opening of the submaxillary glands under the tongue in horses and cattle. The name is mostly applied when the barbs are inflamed and swollen. [Written also barbel and barble.] 4. The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc., to prevent it from being easily extracted. Hence: Anything which stands out with a sharp point obliquely or crosswise to something else. ``Having two barbs or points.'' --Ascham. 5. A bit for a horse. [Obs.] --Spenser. 6. (Zo["o]l.) One of the side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane. See Feather. 7. (Zo["o]l.) A southern name for the kingfishes of the eastern and southeastern coasts of the United States; -- also improperly called whiting. 8. (Bot.) A hair or bristle ending in a double hook.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Harvest Har"vest, n. [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. h[ae]rfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG. herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. ? fruit. Cf. Carpet.] 1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and fruits, late summer or early autumn. Seedtime and harvest . . . shall not cease. --Gen viii. 22. At harvest, when corn is ripe. --Tyndale. 2. That which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gath??ed; a crop, as of grain (wheat, maize, etc.), or fruit. Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. --Joel iii. 13. To glean the broken ears after the man That the main harvest reaps. --Shak. 3. The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward. The pope's principal harvest was in the jubilee. --Fuller. The harvest of a quiet eye. --Wordsworth. Harvest fish (Zo["o]l.), a marine fish of the Southern United States (Stromateus alepidotus); -- called whiting in Virginia. Also applied to the dollar fish. Harvest fly (Zo["o]l.), an hemipterous insect of the genus Cicada, often called locust. See Cicada. Harvest lord, the head reaper at a harvest. [Obs.] --Tusser. Harvest mite (Zo["o]l.), a minute European mite (Leptus autumnalis), of a bright crimson color, which is troublesome by penetrating the skin of man and domestic animals; -- called also harvest louse, and harvest bug. Harvest moon, the moon near the full at the time of harvest in England, or about the autumnal equinox, when, by reason of the small angle that is made by the moon's orbit with the horizon, it rises nearly at the same hour for several days. Harvest mouse (Zo["o]l.), a very small European field mouse (Mus minutus). It builds a globular nest on the stems of wheat and other plants. Harvest queen, an image pepresenting Ceres, formerly carried about on the last day of harvest. --Milton. Harvest spider. (Zo["o]l.) See Daddy longlegs.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(whitings, or whiting) A whiting is a black and silver fish that lives in the sea. N-VAR Whiting is this fish eaten as food. He ordered stuffed whiting.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. (Ich.) Spanish white. 2. (Ich.) Merling (Gadus merlangus).


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