from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various chiefly marine fishes of the family Atherinidae, characteristically having a broad silvery band along each side and including the grunion.
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- n. Any of several small fish, mostly in family Atherinidae (Atheriniformes), that are characterized by bright, silvery scales.
- n. The upper side of a round of beef.
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- n. small fishes having a silver stripe along each side; abundant along the Atlantic coast of the United States
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Note 1 'silverside' if you can get it; many butchers are familiar with the term and can prepare your cut of brisket in this special way.
Atlantic silverside, Atlantic menhaden, mummichog, striped killifish, and winter flounder comprised more than 92 percent of the sample.
Researchers tested the dispersants on mysid shrimp and inland silverside fish.
A topside or silverside of beef is a much more popular roast dinner: easy to whack into a pan and cook to preference, but also easy to over-do because of its lack of fat.
Put the silverside in a deep saucepan and cover with cold water.
Both styles have their place in every kitchen, whether brined hams, bacon or silverside, to the full flavoured dry cured prosciutto, Parma, Spanish jamon or schinkenspeck, to air dried beef, bresaola and bundnerfleisch.
Corned beef comes from the brisket and silverside (just under the topside) of the cow.
The most common of these have been the American eel, alewife, common mummichog, Atlantic silverside, and three sticklebacks (fourspine, threespine, and ninespine).
The rich resource of commercial and game fish are largemouth bass, yellow perch, tidewater silverside, pumpkinseed, blue-spotted sunfish, bluegill, black crappie and channel catfish.
Largemouth bass, yellow perch, striped bass, tidewater silverside and pumpkinseed fish are the ecologically dominant species.