[ UK /hˈɛɹɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈhɛɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled
  2. commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
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How To Use herring In A Sentence

  • Oily fish such as herring, kippers, mackerel, pilchards, salmon, sardines and trout, contain oils that can lessen the risk of thrombosis.
  • You can have sea bass, lobster, herring, turbot, sturgeon cusks, haddock, mullet, eels, crabs, oysters and mussels.
  • They often call it zaviná which is a rolled-up herring or rollmop.
  • I too have suffered paralysis in a plethora of possibility: belly or Nova, herring or tongue, chub or sable, kreplach or kishke, kugel or blueberry blintz ... Par Delicatesse
  • The cannery is the last on the island, once a world fishery center with 16 canneries that processed tuna, salmon, herring and other fish.
  • He looked up, hardly able to see her through the herringbone patterns that coruscated in front of his eyes.
  • There occurs in great numbers a species of small Pecten, -- some of the specimens scarce larger than a herring scale; a minute Ostrea, a sulcated Terebratula, an Isocardia, a Pullastra, and groups of broken serpulæ in vast abundance. The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland
  • Neither fish nor good red herring
  • The issue of obviousness is somewhat of a red herring. Patent Impending
  • Along with other large case pieces, desks-and-bookcases were often covered with herringbone-patterned veneer in exotic woods or tortoiseshell.
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