noun, plural white·bait.
- white-throated sparrow,
- white-winged dove,
- white-winged scoter,
Origin of whitebait
Examples from the Web for whitebait
People visited Brighton solely to eat them, as they now go to Greenwich for whitebait and to Colchester for oysters.Highways & Byways in Sussex|E.V. Lucas
Wash the whitebait and dry, then put in bowl, season with salt and pepper, and cover with milk.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
At Greenwich an annual banquet of cabinet ministers, known as the whitebait dinner, formerly took place.
Whitebait are no longer kept in the Round Pond at Kensington.
Here the ministry at the close of the session has its annual whitebait dinner.England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook