pickle-herring

  • 1 Pickle-herring — Pic kle her ring, n. 1. A herring preserved in brine; a pickled herring. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A merry andrew; a buffoon. [Obs.] Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 pickle-herring — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch pekel haerinck (now pekelharing), from Dutch pekel pickle + obsolete Dutch haerinck herring (from Middle Dutch harinc, herinc) more at herring 1. : a pickled herring …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Soused herring — Herring vendor at Koningsplein in Amsterdam, The Netherlands Brined herr …

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  • 4 Scotch cured herring — unwashed, fresh herring that has been gibbed, roused and packed tightly in barrels and mild cured in their own blood pickle. This form of processed herring has a limited shelf life …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 5 matje cured herring — matje herring gutted, roused, mild cured and packed in barrels filled with blood pickle at 80° brine strength …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 6 pickled herring — 1) gutted herring, dry salted in barrels and allowed to cure in the resulting pickle 2) a buffoon (slang) …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 7 blood pickle — a solution of salt and body fluids formed when immersing fatty fish such as herring in dry salt in an air tight barrel …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 8 Humorist — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Humorist >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 humorist humorist wag wit reparteeist epigrammatist punster Sgm: N 1 bel esprit bel esprit life of the party Sgm: N 1 wit snapper wit snapper wit cracker …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 Tooley Street — is a road in South London connecting London Bridge to St Saviour s Dock; it runs past Tower Bridge on the Southwark side of the River Thames, and forms part of the A200 road. (gbmapping|TQ3380.) St Olaf It takes its name from the Norwegian King… …

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  • 10 Shad Thames — is a picturesque and historic riverside street next to Tower Bridge in Bermondsey, London, UK, and is also an informal name for the surrounding area. The name may be a corruption of St John at Thames , a reference to a St John s Church which once …

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  • 11 Список шутов — Шут на картине У. М. Чейза Список шутов включает перечисление как реальных, так и вымышленных персонажей, упоминаемых в историческ …

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  • 12 Pickelhering — Pickelhering, eine Bezeichnung der stehenden Figur des Narren im Drama. Der erste Komiker, der sich diesen Namen (engl. pickle herring, »Pökel oder Salzhering«) beilegte, war vermutlich Robert Reynolds, der in den ersten Jahrzehnten des 17. Jahrh …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Pickelhäring, der — Der Pickelhäring oder Pickelhêring, des es, plur. die e, die lustige Person auf der Schaubühne, und in weiterer Bedeutung ein jeder Possenmacher. Der Ursprung dieses Nahmens, ist so, wie bey den meisten gleich bedeutenden Hans Wurst u.s.f.… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 14 Shad Thames — …

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  • 15 Tower Subway —    A circular iron tube under the Thames extending from Great Tower Hill on the north bank to Pickle Herring Stairs on the south bank    Opened 1870. Constructed, P Barlow …

    Dictionary of London

  • 16 Pantaloon — Synonyms and related words: Columbine, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, buffo, buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, jack pudding, jester, merry andrew, motley, motley fool, pickle herring,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 buffoon — Synonyms and related words: Columbine, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Pantaloon, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, ass, bad boy, booger, born fool, buffo, bugger, clown, cutup, devil, doodle, egregious ass, elf, enfant… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 clown — Synonyms and related words: Babbitt, Columbine, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Pantaloon, Philistine, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, acrobat, aerialist, apple knocker, arriviste, ass, banana, bareback rider, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 fool — Synonyms and related words: Columbine, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Pantaloon, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, ament, apish, asinine, ass, babe, bamboozle, banter, batty, be foolish, be stupid, befool, befooled,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 harlequin — Synonyms and related words: Columbine, Dalmatian, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Pantaloon, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, antigorite, bicolor, bicolored, buffo, buffoon, butterfly, candy cane, chameleon, check,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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