brisling

[ briz-ling, bris- ]
/ ˈbrɪz lɪŋ, ˈbrɪs- /

noun

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Origin of brisling

1900–05; < Norwegian; akin to obsolete Danish bretling, German Brätling, Breitling
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British Dictionary definitions for brisling

brisling
/ (ˈbrɪslɪŋ) /

noun

another name for a sprat, esp a Norwegian sprat seasoned, smoked, and canned in oil

Word Origin for brisling

C20: from Norwegian; related to obsolete Danish bretling, German Breitling
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