from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American clupeoid fish (Clupea mediocris), similar to the shad in habits and appearance, but smaller and less esteemed for food; -- called also hickory shad, tailor shad, fall herring, and shad herring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as gizzard-shad.
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