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  1. a town in S Illinois.
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Examples from the Web for herrin

Historical Examples of herrin

  • For two days, so Solon vows, they ate the herrin' and the other two they chewed the sticks.


    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Fish guts an' stinkin' herrin' are bread and milk for an Eyemouth bairn.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • "I'm damned if they ain't some guts to the herrin' after all," he said.

    A Man to His Mate

    J. Allan Dunn

  • Is there a herrin' stirrin', or anything for to set the dogs this way?

  • "He looks as if he'd set a herrin'," said the cab-man jocosely.