dinnage
brushwood, branches, boughs, bark, etc, placed as a mat on which dried fish is laid in a vessel\'s hold or spread on a flake (q.v.) (Newfoundland). Also spelled dennage, dynnage and dunnage

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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