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  • verb Present participle of kipper.


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  • In several parts of the county salmon are cured in a peculiar manner, called kippering; and throughout Scotland kippered salmon is a favourite dish.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 277, October 13, 1827

  • But Mrs Lucas often spent some of her rare leisure moments in the smoking-parlour, playing on the virginal that stood in the window, or kippering herself in the fumes of the wood-fire as with streaming eyes she deciphered an Elzevir

    Queen Lucia

  • These fish were the last of the season, and were thus undergoing the process of kippering.


  • While M&S stands by its traditional smoked herrings, Sainsburys - while glorifying that item in their Taste the Difference range - have simultaneously instituted a fishy revolution by kippering sardines.

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