brisling

noun

bris·​ling ˈbriz-liŋ How to pronounce brisling (audio) ˈbris- How to pronounce brisling (audio)

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brisling was circa 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Brisling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brisling. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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