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A large mackerel or herring, lightly smoked and salted.
[From obsolete dialectal bloat, a soft, moist cured fish, probably from bloat.]
A small whitefish (Coregonus hoyi) of the Great Lakes and the lakes of eastern Canada.
1. (Cookery) a herring, or sometimes a mackerel, that has been salted in brine, smoked, and cured
2. slang Brit a fat or greedy person
1. a herring or mackerel cured by being salted and briefly smoked and dried.
2. a freshwater cisco, Coregonus hoyi, found in the Great Lakes.