samlet

[ sam-lit ]
/ ˈsæm lɪt /

noun

a young salmon.

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Origin of samlet

First recorded in 1645–55; sa(l)m(on) + -let
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Example sentences from the Web for samlet

  • 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.

  • 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 tiny trout or samlet that comes within reach of its formidable pike, for it is at once impaled and gulped down.