Pickle-herring
Pickle-herring Pic"kle-her"ring, n. 1. A herring preserved in brine; a pickled herring. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A merry-andrew; a buffoon. [Obs.] --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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