whit·​ling | \ˈhwitliŋ also ˈwit-\
plural -s

Definition of whitling 

: sea trout especially : a large sea trout

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First Known Use of whitling

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whitling

whit entry 1 + -ling

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