brisling

noun
bris·​ling | \ ˈbriz-liŋ How to pronounce brisling (audio) , ˈbris- How to pronounce brisling (audio) \

Definition of brisling

First Known Use of brisling

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brisling

Norwegian brisling, from Low German bretling, from bret broad; akin to Old English brād broad

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The first known use of brisling was circa 1868

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“Brisling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brisling. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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