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Definition: surf whiting
1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver
leaf; a silver cup.
2. Resembling silver. Specifically:
(a) Bright; resplendent; white. “Silver hair.”
Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed
Their downy breast. --Milton.
(b) Precious; costly.
(c) Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear. “Silver
(d) Sweet; gentle; peaceful. “Silver slumber.”
American silver fir
(Bot.), the balsam fir. See under
(Roman Lit.), the latter part (a. d. 14-180) of
the classical period of Latinity, -- the time of writers
of inferior purity of language, as compared with those of
the previous golden age, so-called.
(Bot.), an American shrub or small tree
) with white bell-shaped flowers in
clusters or racemes; the snowdrop tree.
(Bot.), a shrubby leguminous plant (Anthyllis Barba-Jovis
) of Southern Europe, having silvery foliage.
(Zo["o]l.), the fallfish.
(a) The cutlass fish.
(b) A pale variety of the common eel.
(Bot.), a coniferous tree (Abies pectinata
found in mountainous districts in the middle and south of
Europe, where it often grows to the height of 100 or 150
feet. It yields Burgundy pitch and Strasburg turpentine.
, foil made of silver.
(Zo["o]l.), a variety of the common fox (Vulpes vulpes
, variety argenteus
) found in the northern parts
of Asia, Europe, and America. Its fur is nearly black,
with silvery tips, and is highly valued. Called also
, and silver-gray fox
. (Zo["o]l.) See Billfish
(Bot.), the lines or narrow plates of cellular
tissue which pass from the pith to the bark of an
exogenous stem; the medullary rays. In the wood of the oak
they are much larger than in that of the beech, maple,
pine, cherry, etc.
(Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver. See
Illust. under Diver
(Zo["o]l.), the American whiting.
, leaves or sheets made of silver beaten very
(Zo["o]l.), the namaycush.
.(Zo["o]l.) See Moonfish
(Zo["o]l.), a lepisma.
(Zo["o]l.), the barn owl.
(Zo["o]l.), the mademoiselle, 2.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
beautiful crested and long-tailed Asiatic pheasants, of
the genus Euplocamus
. They have the tail and more or
less of the upper parts silvery white. The most common
species (E. nychtemerus
) is native of China.
, domestic utensils made of silver.
, an alloy of steel with a very small
proportion of silver.
, a title given to the title field officer of
the Life Guards when on duty at the palace. [Eng.]
(Bot.), a South African tree (Leucadendron argenteum
) with long, silvery, silky leaves.
, (Zo["o]l.) See Trout
. See under Wedding
(Zo["o]l.), a marine sci[ae]noid food fish
) native of the Southern United
States; -- called also surf whiting
(Zo["o]l.), A lepisma.
(k[i^]ng"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An American marine food fish of the genus Menticirrus
especially Menticirrus saxatilis
, or Menticirrus nebulosos
, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also
, surf whiting
, and barb
(b) The opah.
(c) The common cero; also, the spotted cero. See Cero
(d) The queenfish.
, n. [From White
(a) A common European food fish (Melangus vulgaris
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
, especially Menticirrhus Americanus
found from Maryland to Brazil, and Menticirrhus littoralis
, common from Virginia to Texas; -- called
also silver whiting
, and surf whiting
Note: Various other fishes are locally called whiting, as the
(a), the sailor's choice
(b), the Pacific tomcod, and certain species of lake
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.
. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Pollack
(Zo["o]l.), the bib, 2.