Sentence Examples

  • At Greenwich an annual banquet of cabinet ministers, known as the whitebait dinner, formerly took place.
  • Tidal waters furnish minute whitebait, and the mud-flats of salt or brackish lagoons and estuaries flounders - both very delicate eating.
  • WHITEBAIT, the vernacular name of the small fish which appears in large shoals in the estuary of the Thames during the summer months, and is held in great esteem as a delicacy for the table.
  • Formerly whitebait was supposed to be a distinct species of fish.
  • Donovan, in his Natural History of British Fishes (1802-1808), misled by specimens sent to him as whitebait, declared it to be the young of the shad.

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