Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fishing-ground to which herrings resort in great numbers.

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Examples

  • No sooner did I give utterance to my conjecture, than I was assailed by a host of questions concerning this herring-bank, what it was, and what occasioned it.

    Swiss Family Robinson

  • a host of questions concerning this herring-bank -- what it was, and what occasioned it.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 3

  • "A herring-bank," I said, "is composed of an immense number of herrings swimming together.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 3

  • β€˜A herring-bank,’ I said, β€˜is composed of an immense number of herrings swimming together.

    Swiss Family Robinson

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