haddock

noun
had·​dock | \ ˈha-dək How to pronounce haddock (audio) \
plural haddock also haddocks

Definition of haddock

: an important food fish (Melanogrammus aeglefinus synonym Gadus aeglefinus) of the cod family occurring on both sides of the North Atlantic that has a black lateral line and dark patch above the pectoral fin

Examples of haddock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web British Jews used saltwater fish like cod or haddock. Rachel Ringler, sun-sentinel.com, "The secret not-so-Jewish history of gefilte fish," 7 Apr. 2021 Baked haddock, fried perch, pierogi, fried shrimp, combo perch and shrimp, mac and cheese (all entrees include fries and slaw), $15. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Fish fry guide: 2 more Fridays remaining in Lent," 26 Mar. 2021 Baked haddock, fried perch, pierogi, fried shrimp, combo perch and shrimp, mac and cheese (all entrees include fries and slaw), $15. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Fish fry guide: 2 more Fridays remaining in Lent," 26 Mar. 2021 The sandwich is made with large filets of haddock rolled in breadcrumbs and fried. Jenn Harris Columnist, Los Angeles Times, "The fried fish sandwich gets an upgrade at these L.A. restaurants," 24 Mar. 2021 New data documenting the effects of acoustic habitat degradation on humpback whales, fin whales and acoustically active fish—including haddock and cod—are now being analyzed. Elizabeth Grossman, Scientific American, "Noise Reduces Ocean Habitat for Whales," 22 Oct. 2010 Baked haddock, fried perch, pierogi, fried shrimp, combo perch and shrimp, mac and cheese (all entrees include fries and slaw), $15. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Greater Cleveland fish fry guide 2021: What’s happening at 50+ non-profits," 12 Mar. 2021 Most restaurants serving fried fish often opt for haddock or Alaskan cod. Jack Hennessy, Outdoor Life, "How to Fry Fish: The Ultimate Guide on Everything from Oil Temperature to Batter Recipes," 2 Mar. 2021 Baked haddock, fried perch, pierogi, fried shrimp, combo perch and shrimp, mac and cheese (all entrees include fries and slaw), $15. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Greater Cleveland fish fry guide 2021: What’s offered 2nd week of Lent," 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of haddock

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haddock

Middle English haddok

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“Haddock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haddock. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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haddock

noun

English Language Learners Definition of haddock

: a fish that lives in the Atlantic Ocean and that is often eaten as food

haddock

noun
had·​dock | \ ˈha-dək How to pronounce haddock (audio) \
plural haddock or haddocks

Kids Definition of haddock

: a fish of the northern Atlantic Ocean that is related to the cod and is often used for food

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