shotten

adjective
shot·ten | \ ˈshä-tᵊn \

Definition of shotten 

: having ejected the spawn and so of inferior food value shotten herring

First Known Use of shotten

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shotten

Middle English shotyn, from past participle of sheten to shoot

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