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  1. capelin.
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Historical Examples of caplin

  • The crew'll be waitin' for us wi' the vessel at Caplin Cove.

    Sonnie-Boy's People

    James B. Connolly

  • A trout is a trout, a salmon is a salmon and a caplin is a caplin, but a cod is a fish.

  • The caplin last six weeks and disappear, to be superseded in August by the squid, of which the cod are very fond.

    The Harbor of Doubt

    Frank Williams

  • The dog happened to be down at the shore, forlornly searching for sculpins and caplin.

  • Caplin so plentiful boats were stopped, whales, walrusses and white bears.

British Dictionary definitions for caplin


  1. a variant of capelin
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