Alewife

One of the most popular members of the herring family, the alewife is anadromous (it spawns in fresh water). This fish provides high-fat flesh with a fine, soft, texture.
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alewife

[n] - flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams 2. [n] - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn
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Alewife

Ale'wife` noun ; plural Alewives A woman who keeps an alehouse. Gay.
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alewife

noun flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
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Alewife

• (n.) A woman who keeps an alehouse. • (n.) A North American fish (Clupea vernalis) of the Herring family. It is called also ellwife, ellwhop, branch herring. The name is locally applied to other related species.
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alewife

(from the article `tavern`) The hostelries of Roman England were derived from the cauponae and the tabernae of Rome itself. These were followed by alehouses, which were run by ...
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alewife

(Pomolobus, or Alosa, pseudoharengus), important North American food fish of the herring family, Clupeidae. Deeper-bodied than the true herring, the ... [3 related articles]
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Alewife

[multiprocessor] Alewife was a cache coherent multiprocessor developed in the early 1990s by a group led by Anant Agarwal at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It was based on a network of up to 512 processing nodes, each of which used the Sparcle computer architecture, which was formed by modifying a Sun Microsystems SPARC CPU to i...
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alewife

alewife: see herring.
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Alewife

The Alewife (Alosa tyrannus) is a fish similar to the shad, growing to a length of 30 cm, and taken in great quantities in the mouths of the rivers of New England, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.
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Alewife

The alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) is an anadromous species of herring found in North America. Alewives reach a maximum length of about 40 centimeters (16 in), but have an average length of about 25 centimeters (10 inches). The front of the body is deep and larger than other fish found in the same waters, and its common name is said to come from c...
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Alewife

a food fish of the herring family that is very abundant on the Atlantic coast; the alewife entered the Great Lakes through the Welland Canal in the 1940s and frequently die-off in large numbers because they are not well adapted to life in freshwater.
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Alewife

[trade] Alewife, also brewess or brewster, is a historical term for a woman who brewed ale for commercial sale. ==Etymology== The word `alewife` is first known to have been used in England in the 15th century and is defined as `a woman who keeps an alehouse.` However, the terms `alewife` and also `brewster` are used synonymously in the hist...
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