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- n. a small silver coin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small silver coin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old standard of value in silver; a piece of silver money; in the passage cited from the Bible, either a shekel or a half-shekel.
- n. The tarpon, Tarpon atlanticus, a large silvery game-fish of the Atlantic coast of America, known from Long Island to Brazil, and common on the southeastern coast of the United States. Also silver-fish.
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It is a kind of silverling of sorts that despicable Selig Harrison, the leftwing political hack who has been a tireless apologist for N. Korea, is no longer solicited for his opinion in MSM.
Slightly higher sandy areas are covered by shrub thicket characterized by wax myrtle, silverling, red cedar, yaupon and Hercules 'club.
But "crusions" are golden carp, and when I was a child the Devonshire fishermen used to call the long white fish with argent stripes (whose proper name, I think, is the launce) a silverling.
The vineyard had a thousand vines probably; a vine at a silverling (Isa 7: 23), referring to this passage.
Then they would sleep, again awaking at day-dawn when they would arise and seek for spoil, according to their custom, and ransack the heaps where at times they would hit upon a silverling of five dirhams and at other times a piece of four; and at eventide they would meet to spend together the dark hours, and they would expend everything they came by every day.
The Minister took the ducat and leaving his lord went up to her and placed it in her palm; and, when she closed her fingers thereupon, she felt that the coin was bigger than a copper or a silverling, so she looked thereat and saw that it was of gold.
Common Name: Groundsel tree; Salt marsh elder; Sea myrtle, groundsel bush, consumption weed, cotton-seed tree, groundsel tree or silverling, Eastern Baccharis,
They are known by the common names salt bush, groundsel bush, silverling and sea myrtle.
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