Garvie
Garvie \Gar"vie\, n. (Zo["o]l.) The sprat; -- called also {garvie herring}, and {garvock}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Garvie — is a surname, and may refer to:* Elizabeth Garvie * Lawrence Garvie * Thomas Bowman Garvieee also* Garvey …   Wikipedia

  • Garvie — Garvie, Fluß in der schottischen Grafschaft Roß; entspringt am Berge Ben Derag u. mündet in das Südende des Firth of Cromarty …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Garvie — This interesting surname is of Gaelic (Scottish) origin, and is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic MacGairbhith , composed of the elements Mac , son of, and the personal name Garbhith , from garbh , rough, cruel, and a second element of unknown… …   Surnames reference

  • garvie — Sprat Sprat (spr[a^]t), n. [OE. sprot, sprotte, D. sprot; akin to G. sprotte.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small European herring ({Clupea sprattus}) closely allied to the common herring and the pilchard; called also {garvie}. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • garvie — 1) a sprat (Sprattus sprattus in Europe, Clupeidae). Also called garvie herring 2) a small specimen of any fish (Scottish dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • garvie — gar·vie …   English syllables

  • garvie — ˈgärvi noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown Scotland : sprat …   Useful english dictionary

  • garvie herring — Garvie Gar vie, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The sprat; called also {garvie herring}, and {garvock}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • garvie-herring — a sprat …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Lawrence Garvie — Lawrence R. Garvie (June 23 1933 ndash; ) was a lawyer and former politician in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented the City of Fredericton and then Fredericton North in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1968 to 1978 as a… …   Wikipedia

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