from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gutter and salter of herrings; a person engaged in the business of catching herring and preparing them for the market.


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  • It was an old fellow named Tom Bates who had called him -- father to that Fred arrested for the murder of his wife -- a Yarmouth fisher and herring-curer.

    The Lord of the Sea


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