whitling

noun
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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The first known use of whitling was before the 12th century

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“Whitling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitling. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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