Twaite
Twaite Twaite, n. (O. Eng. Law) A piece of cleared ground. See {Thwaite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Twaite — Twaite, n. [Prov. E.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European shad; called also {twaite shad}. See {Shad}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twaite — Recorded in many spelling forms including Thwaite, Thwaytes, Twaite, Twatt and Twaites, this is an English surname, but of pre 5th century Norse Viking origins. It derives from the Old Norse word thveit through the later medieval thwaite and… …   Surnames reference

  • twaite — ˈtwāt noun or twaite shad also thwaite or thwaite shad ˈt(h)wāt ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a E …   Useful english dictionary

  • twaite shad — Twaite Twaite, n. [Prov. E.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European shad; called also {twaite shad}. See {Shad}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twaite shad — noun see twaite * * * [ twāt ˌshad] n. a European shad (fish) with a deep blue back, silvery sides, and some spotting. ● Alosa fallax, family Clupeidae Origin: early 17th cent. (as twaite): of unknown origin …   Useful english dictionary

  • twaite shad — [tweɪt] noun a shad (fish) with a deep blue back and silvery sides. [Alosa fallax.] Origin C17 (as twaite): of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • twaite shad — atlantinė perpelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alosa fallax angl. twaite shad rus. финта ryšiai: platesnis terminas – perpelės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Shad — Taxobox name = Shads fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume =… …   Wikipedia

  • A alnifolia — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Canadensis — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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