Brisling meaning

brĭzlĭng, brĭs-
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A sprat (small herring)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
brisling
Plural:
brislings

Origin of brisling

  • Norwegian alteration (influenced by brisa to flash) of Low German bretling from bret broad

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition