Whiting pout
Whiting Whit"ing, n. [From {White}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European food fish ({Melangus vulgaris}) of the Codfish family; -- called also {fittin}. (b) A North American fish ({Merlucius vulgaris}) allied to the preceding; -- called also {silver hake}. (c) Any one of several species of North American marine sci[ae]noid food fishes belonging to genus {Menticirrhus}, especially {Menticirrhus Americanus}, found from Maryland to Brazil, and {Menticirrhus littoralis}, common from Virginia to Texas; -- called also {silver whiting}, and {surf whiting}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Various other fishes are locally called whiting, as the kingfish (a), the sailor's choice (b), the Pacific tomcod, and certain species of lake whitefishes. [1913 Webster]

2. Chalk prepared in an impalpable powder by pulverizing and repeated washing, used as a pigment, as an ingredient in putty, for cleaning silver, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Whiting pollack}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Pollack}.

{Whiting pout} (Zo["o]l.), the bib, 2. [1913 Webster]


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  • whiting pout — see ↑pout2 • • • Main Entry: ↑whiting …   Useful english dictionary

  • whiting pout — Bib Bib, n. [From {Bib}, v., because the bib receives the drink that the child slavers from the mouth.] 1. A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An arctic fish ({Gadus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whiting pout — prancūzinė menkutė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Trisopterus luscus angl. bid; pouting; whiting pout rus. люска; французская тресочка ryšiai: platesnis terminas – menkutės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Pout — Pout, n. [Cf. {Eelpout}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European whiting pout or bib. [1913 Webster] {Eel pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Eelpout}. {Horn pout}, or {Horned pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Bullhead} (b) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whiting — Whit ing, n. [From {White}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A common European food fish ({Melangus vulgaris}) of the Codfish family; called also {fittin}. (b) A North American fish ({Merlucius vulgaris}) allied to the preceding; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whiting pollack — Whiting Whit ing, n. [From {White}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A common European food fish ({Melangus vulgaris}) of the Codfish family; called also {fittin}. (b) A North American fish ({Merlucius vulgaris}) allied to the preceding; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pout — I. n. 1. Whiting pout, bib pout (Morrhua lusca). 2. Catfish, horn pout, horned pout, bull head (Pimelodus cattus). 3. Fit of sullenness, sulk. II. v. n. Look sullen (by protruding the lips), look black, show ill temper …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pout — Bib Bib, n. [From {Bib}, v., because the bib receives the drink that the child slavers from the mouth.] 1. A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An arctic fish ({Gadus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eel pout — Pout Pout, n. [Cf. {Eelpout}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European whiting pout or bib. [1913 Webster] {Eel pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Eelpout}. {Horn pout}, or {Horned pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Bullhead} (b) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horn pout — Pout Pout, n. [Cf. {Eelpout}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European whiting pout or bib. [1913 Webster] {Eel pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Eelpout}. {Horn pout}, or {Horned pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Bullhead} (b) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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