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  • n. Plural form of grilse.

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Examples

  • Thus a few descending March smolts give a few ascending May grilses; while our

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • Our return of grilses, too, exactly corresponds with this statement.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • After July, grilses decrease in numbers till October, in proportion to the falling off of smolts from May to August.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • Even their fast days --- they ca 'it fasting when they hae the best o' sea-fish frae Hartlepool and Sunderland by land carriage, forbye trouts, grilses, salmon, and a 'the lave o't, and so they make their very fasting a kind of luxury and abomination; and then the awfu' masses and matins of the puir deceived souls --- But I shouldna speak about them, for your honour will be a Roman, I'se warrant, like the lave. ''

    Rob Roy

  • Sunderland by land carriage, forbye trouts, grilses, salmon, and a’ the lave o’t, and so they make their very fasting a kind of luxury and abomination; and then the awfu’ masses and matins of the puir deceived souls — But I shouldna speak about them, for your honour will be a Roman, I’se warrant, like the lave.”

    Rob Roy

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