noun \ˈbriz-liŋ, ˈbris-\

Definition of BRISLING

:  sprat 1a

Origin of BRISLING

Norwegian brisling, from Low German bretling, from bret broad; akin to Old English brād broad
First Known Use: circa 1868

Rhymes with BRISLING


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