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Bismarck herring

salted fillet and roe of herring, pickled in vinegar, white wine, and spices, served cold, often as an hors d'oeuvre.
Origin of Bismarck herring
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Bismarck herring ain't poison," Feinsilver said, examining the fork closely.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bismarck herring

Bismarck herring

marinaded herring, served cold
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