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samlet

[sam-lit] /ˈsæm lɪt/
noun
1.
a young salmon.
Origin of samlet
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; sa(l)m(on) + -let
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  • The name of the samlet in northern fisheries, so called because it generally appears in bad weather.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Woe to the trout or samlet that comes within range of the heron's terrible pike, for it is at once impaled and gulped down.

    Poachers and Poaching John Watson
  • Woe to the tiny trout or samlet that comes within reach of its formidable pike, for it is at once impaled and gulped down.

    Poachers and Poaching John Watson

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