from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To praise.
- n. The European shad (Alosa alosa formerly Clupea alosa); -- called also allice shad or allis shad. The name is sometimes applied to the American shad (Alosa sapidissima formerly Clupea sapidissima). See shad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the genus Alosa.
- To praise.
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