skegger
Parr Parr (p[aum]r), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; -- called also {samlet}, {skegger}, and {fingerling}. (b) A young leveret. [1913 Webster]

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  • Skegger — Skeg ger, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The parr. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skegger — skeg·ger …   English syllables

  • skegger — ˈskegə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a young salmon …   Useful english dictionary

  • fingerling — Parr Parr (p[aum]r), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; called also {samlet}, {skegger}, and {fingerling}. (b) A young leveret. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parr — (p[aum]r), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; called also {samlet}, {skegger}, and {fingerling}. (b) A young leveret. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • samlet — Parr Parr (p[aum]r), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; called also {samlet}, {skegger}, and {fingerling}. (b) A young leveret. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scagger — var. skegger, young salmon …   Useful english dictionary

  • sceg — sceg(g, scegger see skeg, skegger …   Useful english dictionary

  • scegg — sceg(g, scegger see skeg, skegger …   Useful english dictionary

  • scegger — sceg(g, scegger see skeg, skegger …   Useful english dictionary

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